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Is the polynomial irreducible

  1. Apr 2, 2014 #1
    1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data
    Is [tex]f(x)=x^2+1[/tex] irreducible in [tex]\mathbb{F}_2[x][/tex]
    If not then factorise the polynomial.

    3. The attempt at a solution

    Hence the polynomial is not irreducible
  2. jcsd
  3. Apr 2, 2014 #2
    solved do not bother answering
  4. Apr 2, 2014 #3


    Staff: Mentor

    Looks good.
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