$\displaystyle x^2-2$ is congruent to $\displaystyle 0(mod7)$

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- Nov 2nd 2009, 05:39 PMjmedsyfind solution set for this linear congruence
$\displaystyle x^2-2$ is congruent to $\displaystyle 0(mod7)$

- Nov 2nd 2009, 08:20 PMalexmahone
- Nov 2nd 2009, 08:41 PMjmedsy
thanks

- Nov 2nd 2009, 08:43 PMalexmahone
- Nov 2nd 2009, 08:52 PMjmedsy
- Nov 2nd 2009, 09:01 PMalexmahone
- Nov 2nd 2009, 09:03 PMjmedsy
right, that makes sense. Is there any correlation between the degree of that polynomial and the number of different modular congruences between 0 and 6?