# Galois Theory, U Glasgow course by John B. Fraleigh By John B. Fraleigh

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5 we know that for such a Galois extension E/K, [E : K] = (E : K) and also every monomorphism ϕ ∈ MonoK (E, K) maps E into itself, hence restricts to an automorphism of E which will be denoted ϕ|E . 49, every automorphism α ∈ AutK (E) extends to a monomorphism E −→ K fixing elements of K. 1) | AutK (E)| = (E : K) = [E : K]. 2. For a finite Galois extension E/K, the group Gal(E/K) = AutK (E) is called the Galois group of the extension or the Galois group of E over K. 2) | Gal(E/K)| = (E : K) = [E : K].

Iii) The extension K(t)/K is finite dimensional. 3. 2, ker εt = (minpolyK,t (X)) = (0), where minpolyK,t (X) ∈ K[X] is an irreducible monic polynomial called the minimal polynomial of t over K. The degree of minpolyK,t (X) is called the degree of t over K and denoted by degK t. 4. If t ∈ L is algebraic over K then [K(t) : K] = deg minpolyK,t (X) = degK t. Proof. 9(ii). 5. Suppose that t ∈ L is algebraic over K and p(X) ∈ ker εt with deg p(X) = deg minpolyK,t (X). Then minpolyK,t (X) | p(X) and so p(X) = u minpolyK,t (X) for some u ∈ K.

Uk ∈ K, then the multiplicities of the uj are equal. Hence in K[X], p(X) = c(X − u1 )m · · · (X − uk )m , where c ∈ K and m 1. Proof. Let u ∈ K be a root of p(X) and suppose that it has multiplicity m, so we can write p(X) = (X − u)m p1 (X) where p1 (X) ∈ K(u)[X] and p1 (u) = 0. Now let v ∈ K be any other root of p(X). 34, there is a monomorphism ϕv : K(u) −→ K for which ϕv (u) = v. When p(X) is viewed as an element of K(u)[X], the coefficients of p(X) are fixed by ϕv . Then ϕv ((X − u)m p1 (X)) = (X − u)m p1 (X), and so (X − v)m p1 (X) = (X − u)m p1 (X), where p1 (X) ∈ K[X] is obtained applying ϕv to the coefficients of p1 (X).