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# Galois theory

[ gal-wah; French ga-lwa ]

/ gĂŠlËwÉ; French gaËlwa /

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noun Mathematics.

the branch of mathematics that deals with the application of the theory of finite groups to the solution of algebraic equations.

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## Origin of Galois theory

First recorded in 1890â95; named after Ăvariste Galois (1811â32), French mathematician

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## British Dictionary definitions for Galois theory

Galois theory

/ (ËÉĄĂŠlwÉË) /

noun

maths the theory applying group theory to solving algebraic equations

## Word Origin for Galois theory

C19: named after Ăvariste Galois (1811â32), French mathematician

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