Let a,b be elements which are algebraic over a field F, of degrees d,e respectively. The monomials a^i*b^j with i=0,...,d-1, j=0,...,e-1 form a basis of F(a,b) over F.

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- Nov 2nd 2009, 03:02 PMdabienProve or disprove
Let a,b be elements which are algebraic over a field F, of degrees d,e respectively. The monomials a^i*b^j with i=0,...,d-1, j=0,...,e-1 form a basis of F(a,b) over F.

- Nov 2nd 2009, 03:30 PMtonio