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Galois theory

[gal-wah; French ga-lwa] /gælˈwɑ; French gaˈlwa/
noun, Mathematics.
1.
the branch of mathematics that deals with the application of the theory of finite groups to the solution of algebraic equations.
Origin of Galois theory
1890-1895
First recorded in 1890-95; named after Évariste Galois (1811-32), French mathematician
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Galois theory

/ˈɡælwɑː/
noun
1.
(maths) the theory applying group theory to solving algebraic equations
Word Origin
C19: named after Évariste Galois (1811–32), French mathematician
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