References for: The fundamental theorem of algebra


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  1. J Pla i Carrera, The fundamental theorem of algebra before Carl Friedrich Gauss, Publ. Mat. 36 (2B) (1992), 879-911.
  2. A Fryant and V L N Sarma, Gauss' first proof of the fundamental theorem of algebra, Math. Student 52 (1-4) (1984), 101-105.
  3. C Gilain, Sur l'histoire du théorème fondamental de l'algèbre : théorie des équations et calcul intégral, Archive for History of Exact Sciences 42 (2) (1991), 91-136.
  4. R C F Kooistra, Gauss and the fundamental theorem of algebra (Dutch), Nieuw Tijdschr. Wisk. 64 (4) (1976/77), 173-175.
  5. S S Petrova, From the history of the analytic proofs of the fundamental theorem of algebra (Russian), History and methodology of the natural sciences XIV : Mathematics, mechanics (Moscow, 1973), 167-172.
  6. S S Petrova, The first proof of the fundamental theorem of algebra (Bulgarian), Fiz.-Mat. Spis. B'lgar. Akad. Nauk. 13 (46) (1970), 205-210.
  7. I Schneider, Herausragende Einzelleistungen im Zusammenhang mit der Kreisteilungsgleichung, dem Fundamentalsatz der Algebra und der Reihenkonvergenz, in Carl Friedrich Gauss (1777-1855) (Munich, 1981), 37-63.
  8. B L van der Waerden, A History of Algebra (Berlin, 1985).

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