Complete Definition of "algebraic integer"

English

Etymology
The idea of integer here is that the coefficient of the highest power <math>x^n</math> term is 1.

Noun
en-noun|sg=algebraic integer

  1. mathematics A number (real or complex) which is a solution to an equation of the form <math>x^n + a_1x^{n-1} + ... + a_n = 0</math> for some set of integers <math>a_1</math> through <math>a_n</math>.

Translations
Finnish: algebrallinen kokonaisluku
Hungarian: algebrai egész
Swedish: algebraiskt heltal n

Related terms
quadratic integer

External links
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