Beyond the Quartic Equation (Modern Birkhäuser Classics) by R. Bruce King PDF

By R. Bruce King

ISBN-10: 0817637761

ISBN-13: 9780817637767

ISBN-10: 0817648364

ISBN-13: 9780817648367

The goal of this e-book is to provide for the 1st time the entire set of rules for roots of the final quintic equation with adequate heritage details to make the major principles obtainable to non-specialists or even to mathematically orientated readers who're now not specialist mathematicians. The booklet contains an preliminary introductory bankruptcy on workforce concept and symmetry, Galois concept and Tschirnhausen modifications, and a few basic homes of elliptic functionality with the intention to make the various key rules extra available to much less subtle readers. The booklet additionally contains a dialogue of the a lot easier algorithms for roots of the overall quadratic, cubic, and quartic equations earlier than discussing the set of rules for the roots of the final quintic equation. a short dialogue of algorithms for roots of common equations of levels larger than 5 can be included.

"If you will have whatever actually strange, try out [this e-book] via R. Bruce King, which revives a few interesting, long-lost rules bearing on elliptic features to polynomial equations."

--New Scientist

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