I need an example of an irreducible number in form of a+bsqrt(p) that its norm is not prime.
Last edited by JCIR; April 29th 2008 at 09:04 PM.
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Originally Posted by JCIR I need an example of an irreducible number in form of a+bsqrt(p) that its norm is not prime. How do you define the norm of ? Is it ?
The norm is defined by N(a+bsqrt(p))= /a^2-pb^2/
Hello, Is p prime ?
p is prime or -1
Originally Posted by JCIR I need an example of an irreducible number in form of a+bsqrt(p) that its norm is not prime. Consider and then any prime is a Gaussian prime and its norm is - not a prime. More specifially, and with being irreducible.
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