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Irreducible polynomial and Isomorphism

Hi there, I'm really stuck on this question, both parts i) and ii). As ii) rely's on i)

Im able to show that x^2-2 is irreducible over Z[5] but am stuck in trying to show that it has a zero in F. I know that I need to use (r+sa)^2-2=0 and finding r and s but I can't factorize the polynomial adequately in Z[5]... any help would be great! And let me know if im on the wrong track?

Thanks

Re: Irreducible polynomial and Isomorphism

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**bazzel** Hi there, I'm really stuck on this question, both parts i) and ii). As ii) rely's on i)

Im able to show that x^2-2 is irreducible over Z[5] but am stuck in trying to show that it has a zero in F. I know that I need to use (r+sa)^2-2=0 and finding r and s but I can't factorize the polynomial adequately in Z[5]... any help would be great! And let me know if im on the wrong track?

Thanks

I think you need to check whether there exists

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Now choose

For example one root is

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