Prove that if 3 is the order of x (mod p) then 6 is the order of x+1 (mod p). The hint says factor , which is , but I don't see any relation between and . Some help please.

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- October 5th 2009, 03:23 PMdori1123order
Prove that if 3 is the order of x (mod p) then 6 is the order of x+1 (mod p). The hint says factor , which is , but I don't see any relation between and . Some help please.

- October 5th 2009, 04:48 PMPaulRS
-everything modulo p-

is not possible since the order of x is 3, then

BUt then try to go on from here ;) .