The ring R = Q[X,Y] where Q is the rational numbers

The ideal I = <X+1>

The factor ring is R/I = Q[X,Y]/<X+1>

How can i work out whether this factor ring is a field or not?

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- Mar 24th 2010, 11:01 AMSiknatureHow to work out whether this factor ring is a field or not
The ring R = Q[X,Y] where Q is the rational numbers

The ideal I = <X+1>

The factor ring is R/I = Q[X,Y]/<X+1>

How can i work out whether this factor ring is a field or not? - Mar 24th 2010, 11:51 AMtonio
- Mar 24th 2010, 12:11 PMSiknature