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How to find the discriminant of a number field ?

asked 2016-10-08 21:54:40 +0200

nebuckandazzer gravatar image

updated 2016-10-08 23:14:05 +0200

I want to find the discriminant of the number field $\mathbb{Q}(\sqrt2)$ and the field $\mathbb{Q}(\sqrt2,i)$ and $\mathbb{Q}(\sqrt3+i)$ ?

How to do this ?

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answered 2016-10-11 01:32:40 +0200

Sha gravatar image

Not sure if this is what you're looking for , but you can try something like this :

For Q(\sqrt{2}) :
sage: K.<t> = NumberField(x^2-2)
sage: K.disc()
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answered 2016-10-09 03:39:39 +0200

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Is this documentation helpful?

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