Hi,

My problem is this: Prove that if p is a prime, then the field Zp is not algebraically closed. I know that using Fermat's little theorem will help but I can't see how it's not closed. Can anybody help please?

Thanks

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- April 12th 2009, 03:17 AMZinnersProving a field is not algebraically closed
Hi,

My problem is this: Prove that if p is a prime, then the field Zp is not algebraically closed. I know that using Fermat's little theorem will help but I can't see how it's not closed. Can anybody help please?

Thanks - April 12th 2009, 05:46 AMberlioz
- April 13th 2009, 11:10 AMThePerfectHacker