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Thus e has been expressed in the form ax + fry where x and ^ are

does not disturb us that x happens to be negative. The letter h is frequently used

for the H.C.F. Using this notation, we have the important theorem 3. theorem 3 .

Thus e has been expressed in the form ax + fry where x and ^ are

**integers**. Itdoes not disturb us that x happens to be negative. The letter h is frequently used

for the H.C.F. Using this notation, we have the important theorem 3. theorem 3 .

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But V7 — 2 and V7 + 2 are not

polynomials with rational coefficients. 3 and x2 — 2 are prime elements of the

d is a ...

But V7 — 2 and V7 + 2 are not

**integers**, and x — Vl and x + V2 are notpolynomials with rational coefficients. 3 and x2 — 2 are prime elements of the

**integers**and of polynomials over rationals respectively. Highest Common Factord is a ...

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of a space of 2 dimensions with {a, b) as*the label for a + \b. But then (3, 0), (2, 2),

(1, 4),*(0, 6), and many others would all label the same thing. In fact, of course, ...

K: the

**integers**. Things: a + зг, (a, b**integers**). This has perhaps the appearanceof a space of 2 dimensions with {a, b) as*the label for a + \b. But then (3, 0), (2, 2),

(1, 4),*(0, 6), and many others would all label the same thing. In fact, of course, ...

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### Contents

Introduction | 1 |

The Viewpoint of Abstract Algebra | 5 |

Arithmetics and Polynomials | 26 |

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