By Tom Sibley

This survey textual content with a historic emphasis helps a number of varied classes. It comprises workforce tasks regarding using expertise or verbal/written responses. The textual content strives to construct either scholars' instinct and reasoning. it truly is excellent for junior and senior point classes.

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For each λ, the body XK contains at most finitely many lattice points. Therefore, for ι; = 1 , . . , n, the closure λιΚ contains the same set of lattice points as the body XK, if λ > Àt and λ is sufficiently near to λι. Hence, λιΚ contains at least i" independent lattice points. Similarly, int λχΚ contains/— 1 ^ /— 1 independent lattice points, if y is the lowest index with λί = λ^ It follows from these remarks that we can choose successively a point t/1 in λχΚ, a point u2 in λ2Κ, . . 1"1) (i = 1 , .

1). Thus the left hand member of (15) is at least 1. So we have Theorem 5. } 2 . (16) It is not difficult to show that the right hand member of (16) is always greater than 1. This proves that the discriminant D is always greater than 1 in absolute value. Instead of AT we may use the domain K': m ^ y (17) tfr+J\ = | ^ + S + J | ύ rr+J where Tt,.. ,rr+s Ü - 1 , . ·, r) (j = 1 , . . , s), are arbitrarily given positive numbers. We have V(K') = 2'(2πγτιτ2 · ■ ■ τ,(τ, + 1 · · · τ Γ + 5 ) 2 ΜΓ χ . Consequently, K' contains a lattice point u Φ o, that is, F contains an algebraic integer ω Φ 0 with | ω 0 ) | ^ τ5 (j = 1, .

F(n) generated by 3(1\ 9 ( 2 ) , . . , $(n) respectively, are called the conjugate fields of F. If all # 0 ) are real, the number #, and also the field F, are called totally real. If all fields F(j) coincide, or, what comes to the same thing, if each 9U) can be expressed as a polynomial in 9 with rational coefficients, then F is called a normal field. Next, if ξ = P o + P i $ + ' ' ' +Pn-i$ r t ~ 1 is a n v number of F, the n numbers (3) ί"> = ρ0 + Ριθ (Λ + · · · +Pn-1(Z(JTl U = 1. · · ·, ») are called the field conjugates of {.