Symmetry in Nonlinear Mathematical Physics - 2009

Jacob M. Manale (University of South Africa, South Africa)

A symmetry approach to the Bring-Jerrard Quintic equation

A formula that appears to provide roots to an 'unsolvable' Bring-Jerrard quintic equation in radicals is investigated. The Abel-Gaois theorem and the Insolvability criterion are explored for a reason why this seems possible.