Quadratic fields

An illustrated summary of IID Number Fields using quadratic fields is available here. Therein the following concepts/results are stated, usually accompanied by a worked example in quadratic field:

  • ring of integers
  • integral basis
  • discriminant
  • Dedekind’s criterion, unique factorisation & class group
  • Minkowski’s theorem and application
  • Dirichlet’s unit theorem

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