2013-10-29, 10:19 | #1 |
Dec 2012
The Netherlands
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Mersenne primes and irreducible polynomials
This was a recent homework question at Leiden University which may appeal to members of this forum:
(a) Let p be a positive integer. Assume that is a prime number and that is irreducible. Prove that is irreducible. (b) Prove that the polynomial is irreducible over . |
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