How do I show that given 1996= (2^2)(499)? There's probably an easy way but I'm just not that smart. I forgot to mention you have to show that 1997 is prime
Last edited by ezong; Nov 17th 2009 at 08:50 PM.
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Originally Posted by ezong How do I show that given 1996= (2^2)(499)? There's probably an easy way but I'm just not that smart. Can't you use Fermat's Little Theorem? Fermat's little theorem - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
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