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    Theorem 29.3 (Kronecker's Theorem):
    Let F be a field and let f(x) be a non-constant polynomial in F[x]. Then there exists an extention field E of F and an alpha in E such that f(alpha) = 0

    Theorem 29.18:
    Let E be a simple extension F(alpha) of a field F, and let alpha be algebraic over F. Let the degree of irr(alpha, F) be n >= (greater or equal) 1. Then every element Beta of E = F(alpha) can be uniquely expressed in the form
    Beta = b(sub)0 + (b(sub)1) (alpha) + ..... + b(sub) (n-1)) (alpha^(n-1))
    where b(sub)i are in F

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    , then we note that , , . So is irreducible in .
    a) Suppose has a root , ...

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