I'm struggling to understand why the following is true:

x^d mod p = x^(d mod (p-1)) mod p

Can anyone help to explain this?

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- Aug 27th 2008, 03:49 PMtimorrillModular Exponentiation
I'm struggling to understand why the following is true:

x^d mod p = x^(d mod (p-1)) mod p

Can anyone help to explain this? - Aug 27th 2008, 04:31 PMThePerfectHacker