Find the number of monic irreducible polynomials in Z2[x] of the following degrees:

(a) 5

(b) 9

(c) 10

There has got to be an easier way then writing them out, but I can't figure it out, any help??

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- Dec 5th 2012, 09:16 AMTimsBobby2Find the number of monic irreducible polynomials in...?
Find the number of monic irreducible polynomials in Z2[x] of the following degrees:

(a) 5

(b) 9

(c) 10

There has got to be an easier way then writing them out, but I can't figure it out, any help??