Prove that the congruence

(x^2 - 2)(x^2 - 17)(x^2 - 34)=0 (mod p)

has a solution for every prime p.

No idea how to do this, can anyone help?

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- May 5th 2010, 11:58 PMjohndoe3344congruence question
Prove that the congruence

(x^2 - 2)(x^2 - 17)(x^2 - 34)__=__0 (mod p)

has a solution for every prime p.

No idea how to do this, can anyone help? - May 6th 2010, 08:20 AMchiph588@