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Three Approaches to a Sequence Problem

by Gregory Minton (MIT)

This article originally appeared in:
Mathematics Magazine
February, 2011

Subject classification(s): Number Theory | Algebra and Number Theory
Applicable Course(s): 4.3 Number Theory

The author presents three solutions to a problem concerning the terms of a certain linear recurrence modulo prime numbers.

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Capsule Course Topic(s): Number Theory | Congruences, Solving Congruence Equations
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