# Abelian extension

From Encyclopedia of Mathematics

2010 Mathematics Subject Classification: *Primary:* 12F10 *Secondary:* 11R20 [MSN][ZBL]

A Galois extension for which the Galois group is Abelian.

An Abelian number field is an Abelian extension of the field of rational numbers.

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