Without finding the minimal polynomial for , show the degree of said polynomial must be . I know this is true because I was able to derive minimal polynomial ( ), but in doing so I used the assumption that it was of degree as opposed to or .
Without finding the minimal polynomial for , show the degree of said polynomial must be . I know this is true because I was able to derive minimal polynomial ( ), but in doing so I used the assumption that it was of degree as opposed to or .