finite field

A field with finitely many elements. $\mathbb{F}_p$.

Of the form $\mathbb{F}_{p^n}$ for $p$ a prime number. For $n = 1$ this is a *prime field*.

- Wikipedia,
*Finite field*

Revised on December 10, 2014 19:57:36
by Urs Schreiber
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