Developing A General 2nd Degree Diophantine Equation x^2 + p = 2^n
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|Thien Do; Westmoore High School, Oklahoma City, OK|
|Using methods of congruences, the author shows that if p = 3 there is only one positive solution (1,2), and if p is any other odd prime not congruent to 7 mod 8, there are no solutions. Introduction; Methodology; Conclusions; Further Works; Acknowledgements; References.|
|Levels:||High School (9-12), College|
|Math Topics:||Number Theory|
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