#### Document Type

Article

#### Department

Mathematics (HMC)

#### Publication Date

1-1-1975

#### Abstract

A working through of two theorems.

Suppose R is a ring with identity element and k is a positive integer. Let J(k, R) denote the subring of R generated by its kth powers. If Z denotes the ring of integers, then G(k, R) = {a ∈ Z: aR ⊂ J(k, R)} is an ideal of Z.

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© 1975 American Mathematical Society

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#### DOI

10.1090/S0002-9904-1975-13657-3

#### Recommended Citation

Chinburg, Ted, and Melvin Henriksen. "Sums of kth powers in the ring of polynomials with integer coefficients." Bulletin of the American Mathematical Society 81 (1975): 107–110. DOI: 10.1090/S0002-9904-1975-13657-3

## Comments

Previously linked to as: http://ccdl.libraries.claremont.edu/u?/irw,280.

The article can also be found at http://www.ams.org/bull/1975-81-01/S0002-9904-1975-13657-3/home.html