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Degrees of factors of polynomial $f(x)=x^q-(ax^2+bx+c)\in \mathbb{F}_q[x]$

I’m facing the problem of factoring polynomials of type $f(x)=x^q-(ax^2+bx+c)\in \mathbb{F}_q[x]$ and the degrees of factors seem to be quite special. For example, according to my experimental results ...
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How to give irreducible factorization in $\mathbb{Z}_5$?

I have this polynomial: $$f=x^5+2x^3+4x^2+x+4$$ How can i find the irreducible factorization(in $\mathbb{Z}_5$)?I can find the roots easily but thats not enough.
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Find the set of cyclotomic cosets of q modulo n

Calculating finite field and factoring $x^n - 1$ over $GF(q)$ first step is to calculate cyclotomic cosets. For example : For $n=9,q=2$ $C_1=\{1,2,4,8,7,5\} = C_4 = C_8 = C_7 = C_5$ $C_3=\{3,6\} ...
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Rabin's test for polynomial irreducibility over $\mathbb{F}_2$

I know that $f(x) = x^{169}+x^2+1$ is a reducible polynomial over $\mathbb{F}_2$. I want to show this using Rabin's irreduciblity test. First, I then have to check if $f$ is a divisor of ...
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When factoring polynomials does not result in repeated factors

I found the following statement in the book introduction to finite fields and their applications: Let $x^n-1 = f_1(x)f_2(x)\dots f_m(x)$ be the decomposition of $x^n-1$ into monic irreducible ...
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Factoring $x^8-x^4+1$ over $GF(7)$

Could anyone suggest any good way to do it? (The only way I can think of is by looking for roots (There are none), checking a factorization into the product of a 6 and a 2 polynomial (Many unknowns ...
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Different elliptic curves over given $\mathbb{F}_q$ can have different orders?

As the title says: For a given $q \in \mathbb{N}$, in $\mathbb{F}_q$, is it true that different curves on it can have different group orders? I assume yes. Let $q:=5$. Wikipedia gives $9$ points for ...
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Factorize polynomial over $GF(3)$

I want to factorize $x^{11}-1$ over $GF(3)$ but I'm stuck at $(x-1)(x^{10}+x^9+x^8+x^7+x^6+x^5+x^4+x^3+x^2+x+1).$ I have tried to do it trial and error but failed. Is $$ ...
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finite fields factorization

Let $\mathbb{F}_2$ be the finite field with two elements. Let $f(x) = x^6+x^4+x+1$ be in $\mathbb{F}_2[x]$. If $f(x)$ is irreducible, give a reason. If it is not irreducible, determine a factorization ...
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Factoring $X^{16}+X$ over $\mathbb{F}_2$

I just asked wolframalpha to factor $X^{16}+X$ over $\mathbb{F}_2$. The normal factorization is $$ X(X+1)(X^2-X+1)(X^4-X^3+X^2-X+1)(X^8+X^7-X^5-X^4-X^3+X+1) $$ and over $GF(2)$ it is $$ ...