Difference between revisions of "Talk:Quadratic residues"

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In the introduction it says 'We say that a is a quadratic residue modulo m if there is some number n so that n^2 − a is divisible by m.'
 
In the introduction it says 'We say that a is a quadratic residue modulo m if there is some number n so that n^2 − a is divisible by m.'
 
If it were any number, I would think that any a could be a quadratic residue modulo m
 
If it were any number, I would think that any a could be a quadratic residue modulo m
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Thanks for clarifying -Cosinator

Revision as of 11:05, 28 June 2006

I'm sure someone wants to write out all the fun properties of Legendre symbols. It just happens not to be me right now. -- ComplexZeta

Is it any number n, or any integer n? --- cosinator

Where? --ComplexZeta 11:07, 27 June 2006 (EDT)

In the introduction it says 'We say that a is a quadratic residue modulo m if there is some number n so that n^2 − a is divisible by m.' If it were any number, I would think that any a could be a quadratic residue modulo m

Thanks for clarifying -Cosinator

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