20070530, 23:33  #1 
May 2007
3 Posts 
Congruence notation
I read about the AKS primality test. That algorithm uses the relation (x  a)^n = (x^n  a) mod (n, x^r  1). What does it mean? I know that a=b mod c <=> cab but the notation a=b mod (c,d) is new for me. Or is (n,x^r1) just the greatest common divisor of n and x^r1?

20070531, 03:32  #2  
"William"
May 2003
New Haven
3×7×113 Posts 
Quote:
http://www.mersenneforum.org/showthread.php?t=8119 

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