Difference between revisions of "Fermat's Little Theorem"

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This theorem is credited to [[Pierre Fermat]].
 
This theorem is credited to [[Pierre Fermat]].
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=== See also ===
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* [[Number theory]]
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* [[Modular arithmetic]]
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* [[Euler's phi function]]
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* [[Euler's totient theorem]]

Revision as of 09:56, 18 June 2006

Statement

If ${a}$ is an integer and ${p}$ is a prime number, then $a^{p-1}\equiv 1 \pmod {p}$.

Note: This theorem is a special case of Euler's totient theorem.

Credit

This theorem is credited to Pierre Fermat.

See also

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