Prove: Let E be a finite extension of a field F. Let F₁ and F₂ be subfields of E containing F. Then F₁+F₂ is not a subfield of E, except in the cases when F₁ is subset of F₂ or F₂ is subset of F₁.

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- Apr 18th 2010, 06:26 PMapple2009extension of a field
Prove: Let E be a finite extension of a field F. Let F₁ and F₂ be subfields of E containing F. Then F₁+F₂ is not a subfield of E, except in the cases when F₁ is subset of F₂ or F₂ is subset of F₁.

- Apr 18th 2010, 06:44 PMtonio