References and Further Reading

Information: (Proof of polynomials of degree 5 or higher being unsolvable in the general sense) (Information for groups and group theory) (Galois group info) (Symmetric groups) (Cyclic groups) (Fields) (Field extensions) (Fundamental Theorem of Galois Theory) (Information about Galois himself) (Abel-Ruffini Theorem)

Images: (Figure 1.1) (Figure 2.1) (Figure 4.1) (Figure 4.2 and 4.3),_its_subfields,_and_Galois_groups.svg (Figure 4.4) (Figure 5.1) (Figure 6.1)

Further Reading: (A nice treatment of field theory and group theory in the context of Galois Theory) (An overview of Galois theory and the Galois group) (Quaternion group theory) (A light treatment of Galois Theory) (For those who want to learn more about Group Theory)

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