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28 Fields and Galois Theory Solution 615 = 1 × 345 + 270 345 = 1 × 270 + 75 270 = 3 × 75 + 45 75 = 1 × 45 + 30 45 = 1 × 30 + 15 30 = 2 × 15 + 0 . The greatest common divisor is 15, the last non-zero remainder, and 15 = 45 − 30 = 45 − (75 − 45) = 2 × 45 − 75 = 2 × (270 − 3 × 75) − 75 = 2 × 270 − 7 × 75 = 2 × 270 − 7 × (345 − 270) = 9 × 270 − 7 × 345 = 9 × (615 − 345) − 7 × 345 = 9 × 615 − 16 × 345 . Two elements a and b of a principal ideal domain D are coprime if their greatest common divisor is 1.

Multiplication is more complicated: (a0 , a1 , . )(b0 , b1 , . ) = (c0 , c1 , . ) , where, for k = 0, 1, 2, . , ck = ai bj . {(i,j) : i+j=k} Thus c0 = a0 b0 , c1 = a0 b1 + a1 b0 , c2 = a0 b2 + a1 b1 + a2 b0 , . . With respect to these two operations, the set P of all polynomials with coeﬃcients in R becomes a commutative ring with unity. Most of the ring axioms are easily veriﬁed, and it is clear that the zero element is (0, 0, 0, . ), the unity element is (1, 0, 0, . ) and the negative of (a0 , a1 , .

Bj−1 , but p|/ bj . The coeﬃcient of X i+j in nf is a0 bi+j + · · · + ai bj + · · · ai+j b0 . In this sum, all the terms preceding ai bj are divisible by p, since p divides a0 , . . , aj−1 ; and all the terms following ai bj are divisible by p, since p divides b0 , . . , bj−1 . Hence only the term ai bj is not divisible by p, and it follows that the coeﬃcient of X i+j in nf is not divisible by p. This gives a contradiction, since the coeﬃcients of f are integers, and so certainly all the coeﬃcients of nf are divisible by p.