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Charles Hermite have created a method using elliptic functions to solve fifth degree polynomial, to get around the theory of Galois. Can someone explain me it and give a simple example? Tank you.

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What about the topic on Quintic Functions in Wikipedia?

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I'm french and on french wikipedia page there is no expilcation and i dont know why i forgot to look one the english one, tank you – Amaury piette May 26 '12 at 0:25
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Un français qui ne sait pas écrire le nom de Galois ? – Chandan Singh Dalawat May 26 '12 at 7:35
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J'etais plus concentré sur le fait de faire une phrase passable en anglais plutôt que d'orthographier Galois correctement. Si cela vous a choqué, j'en suis désolé. – Amaury piette May 26 '12 at 9:40
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Par ailleurs, en français, on écrit « un Français ». – Jérôme Poineau May 26 '12 at 12:37
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J'étais plus concentré sur le fait de faire une phrase passable en français... – Chandan Singh Dalawat May 26 '12 at 12:49

This is described in painful detail here.

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Tanks for tour help – Amaury piette May 26 '12 at 0:21
    
The notes I peddled in this answer: mathoverflow.net/questions/9474/… may also be of interest and hopefully are less a painful read. – Oliver Nash Jul 2 '12 at 10:46
    
mathworld.wolfram.com/QuinticEquation.html – user68208 Feb 2 at 12:28
    
The link in this answer is now dead, but it is still available on the Internet Archive: web.archive.org/web/20140720011318/http://library.wolfram.com/… – j.c. Feb 3 at 7:07

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