Find some b in Z mod m such that {0,b,b^2,b^3,b^4,.....b^(m-1)} is a complete set of representatives for m=5 m=7
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Originally Posted by stephanderson Find some b in Z mod m such that {0,b,b^2,b^3,b^4,.....b^(m-1)} is a complete set of representatives for m=5 m=7 3 Tonio
Can you explain how to get that? and is it 3 for both of them?
Originally Posted by stephanderson Can you explain how to get that? and is it 3 for both of them? It is for both them and I got it by trial... I'm almost sure there's no general method to find a primitive root modulo p, but I could be wrong. Tonio
How would I show my work?
Originally Posted by stephanderson How would I show my work? That's an odd question! Just take the powers of 3 modulo 5 (or modulo 7) and show you actually get all the residues mod 5 (or mod 7). Tonio
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