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    remainder problem

    solve dis fast..

    find the remainder of 2^89 divided by 89
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    Quote Originally Posted by kandavel879 View Post
    solve dis fast..

    find the remainder of 2^89 divided by 89
    you may use the Fermat's Theorem:
    a^{p-1}\mod p=1for any prime p,\gcd (a,p)=1
    Then 2^{89}=2(\mod 89)
    The answer is 2
    Last edited by ynj; August 30th 2009 at 04:06 AM.
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    Solve and tell the answer
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