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    How can i make sure that 3+i is irreducible in Z[sqrt(i)] a+bi, a,b in Z.
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    Quote Originally Posted by JCIR View Post
    How can i make sure that 3+i is irreducible in Z[sqrt(i)] a+bi, a,b in Z.
    Show (3+i)=(a+bi)(c+di) is impossible in a non-trivial factorization.
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