We discuss the situation where a curve, C, defined over a number field K, has a known K-rational divisor class of degree 1, and consider whether this class contains an actual K-rational divisor. When C has points everywhere locally, the local to global principle of the Brauer group gives the existence of such a divisor. In this situation, we give an alternative, more down to earth, approach, which indicates how to compute this divisor in certain situations. We also discuss examples where C do...Expand abstract
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Rational Divisors in Rational Divisor Classes.
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