id: 06513092
dt: j
an: 2016a.00521
au: Berele, Allan; Catoiu, Stefan
ti: Rationalizing denominators.
so: Math. Mag. 88, No. 2, 121-136 (2015).
py: 2015
pu: Mathematical Association of America (MAA), Washington, DC
la: EN
cc: F60 H40
ut: rationalization of denominators; binomial denominators; polynomial
denominators; roots of unity; Galois theory; symmetric polynomials;
indeterminate coefficients
ci:
li: doi:10.4169/math.mag.88.2.121
ab: Summary: We present several techniques for rationalizing the denominators
of fractions which involve radical expressions of rational numbers. Our
algorithms are based on prime numbers, indeterminate coefficients,
symmetric polynomials, and Galois theory.
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