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algebraic integer

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algebraic number theory
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You might want to add the simple generalization to an extension of the rationals that isn't all of C:

Let K be an extension of Q. A number $\alpha \in K$ is called an algebraic integer of K it is the root of a monic polynomial with coefficients in $\mathbb{Z}$.

Good idea, thanks.

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