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Xe are linearly independent over E. Thus, (w(F X): w(EX))~ [F:E]. 6. Let LI be an ordered group which contains lL as a subgroup of index e. Show that there exists no positive element bELl such that eb < 1. Conclude that LI contains a smallest positive element and hence that LI ~ lL. Combine this result with Exercise 5 to prove that if the restriction of w to E is discrete, then w is discrete. 7. In the notation of Exercise 5, let v be the restriction of w to E. Let Yl, .. ·,Yf be elements of Fwith V(Yl)' ...

7. Therefore, assume that 9 > O. The basic idea is to split Z(t) into the sum of a polynomial p(t) and an infinite series Q(I) each of which satisfies the same functional equation in the statement of the proposition. , second) brackets. First we analyze pet). The Riemann-Roch theorem relates dim(C) to dim(W-C), where W is the canonical class. 6). Hence dim(C) -t deg(C)=t deg(C)+ 1 -g+dim(W -C) =dim(W-C)-tdeg(W-C) . As C varies over all divisor classes of degree between 0 and 2g - 2 so does W-c.

Thus, there are only finitely many prime divisors of F / K of degree ~ m. In particular the number of nonnegative divisors of F / K of degree m is finite. g. 1. , the class ofb contains a nonnegative divisor). It follows, from the first part of the lemma, that the set t'f} m of divisor classes of degree m is finite. Finally, the map oHo+m, obviously induces a bijective map of t'f}o onto t'f}m. Hence t'f}o is a finite group. 3: The number of nonnegative divisors in a given class of divisors C of F/K equals (qdim(Cl_1)/(q_l).