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Exactly When is \((a+b)^n \equiv a^n + b^n\) (mod \(n\))

The congruence \((a+b)^n \equiv a^n + b^n\) (mod \(n\)) when \(n\) is prime, or is a Carmichael number

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Author(s): 
Pratibha Ghatage and Brian Scott (Cleveland State University)
Publication Date: 
Monday, March 12, 2007
Original Publication Source: 
College Mathematics Journal
Original Publication Date: 
September, 2005
Subject(s): 
Algebra and Number Theory
Number Theory
Topic(s): 
Congruences, Solving Congruence Equations
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Pratibha Ghatage and Brian Scott
Applicable Course(s): 
4.3 Number Theory
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