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Topic: From Fermat little theorem to Fermat Last Theorem
Replies: 62   Last Post: Mar 14, 2013 9:59 PM

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 Michael Klemm Posts: 133 Registered: 11/13/12
Re: From Fermat little theorem to Fermat Last Theorem
Posted: Jan 6, 2013 2:05 PM

You should give a reason why you assume a < p.
For p = 2 you have 3^2 + 4^2 = 5^2, and then by little Fermat 3 + 4
congruent 5 (mod 2)
but not 3 < 2.

Regards
Michael

"John Jens" <7arctic77@gmail.com> wrote in message
> On Sunday, January 6, 2013 10:56:35 AM UTC+2, M_Klemm wrote:
>> Hello,
>>
>>
>>
>> consider the case p =3, proved by Euler. Then you see that the assumption
>> a
>>
>> < p in line 4 is not at all justified.
>>
>> Regards
>> Michael

>
> I'm sorry but I don't understand what are you trying to say.

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