Kategoriarkiv: Algebra

Modular arithmetic & the Chinese Rest Theorem

modular arithmetic (sometimes called clock arithmetic) is a system of arithmetic for integers, where numbers ”wrap around” upon reaching a certain value—the modulus. An example of this is the clock which starts repeating itself when it has reached 12. Therefore it … Fortsätt läsa

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Diophantine equations

A Diophantine equation is an equation in which only integers are allowed as coefficients. Also the solutions must be integers. This can be written as ax + by = c. This is a linear diophantine equation. For non-linar diophantine equations … Fortsätt läsa

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Dimensions and different coordinate sytems

The number of figures necessary for specifying the position of a point is called the dimension of the space. For a two dimensional space it is sufficient to use two numbers (x, y) : one specifying the position on a … Fortsätt läsa

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Definition of groups

A group in mathematics has the following properties: There exist a set of elements p, q, r, …  and a binary operation which applied to p, q gives pq. The set is closed under this single-valued operation.  The associative law: … Fortsätt läsa

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