1. ## mod question

(a mod m) = (b mod m)

Does this imply anything about a and b?

2. Originally Posted by jzellt
(a mod m) = (b mod m)

Does this imply anything about a and b?
They are in the same equivalence class and that

$m|(a - b)$

3. Originally Posted by jzellt
(a mod m) = (b mod m)

Does this imply anything about a and b?
Yes, it means that a and b leave the same remainder when divided by m.