# ARNUM

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Author: Eberhard Schrüfer

Algebraic Number Fields.

Algebraic numbers are the solutions of an irreducible polynomial over some ground domain. The algebraic number i (imaginary unit), for example, would be defined by the polynomial <math>i^2 + 1</math>. The arithmetic of algebraic numbers is realized by polynomial arithmetic modulo defining polynomials.