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Galois theory
[gal
wah
;
French
g
a

lw
a
]
/gælˈwɑ;
French
gaˈlwa/
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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
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18901895
First recorded in
189095;
named after Évariste
Galois
(181132), French mathematician
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British Dictionary definitions for
Galois theory
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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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