English Title

Theorems on divisors of numbers

Authors

Leonhard Euler

Enestrom Number

134

Fuss Index

7

Original Language

Latin

Published as

Journal article

Published Date

1750

Written Date

1747

Content Summary

This paper contains Euler's second proof of the Euler-Fermat theorem, which Euler presents as a consequence of the theorem that (a+b)p = ap+bp (mod p). It also includes results about possible divisors of a2n + b2n, and Euler uses this to show once again that 225+1 is not prime.

Original Source Citation

Novi Commentarii academiae scientiarum Petropolitanae, Volume 1, pp. 20-48.

Opera Omnia Citation

Series 1, Volume 2, pp.62-85.

Record Created

2018-09-25

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