English Title

Observations about the division of squares by prime numbers

Authors

Leonhard Euler

Enestrom Number

552

Fuss Index

10

Original Language

Latin

Published as

Collection article

Published Date

1783

Written Date

1772

Content Summary

Euler begins with a review of the fundamental properties of quadratic residues, as outlined in E242, e.g. conditions for -1 to be a quadratic residue (Theorems 4 and 5).

Original Source Citation

Opuscula analytica, Volume 1, pp. 64-84.

Opera Omnia Citation

Series 1, Volume 3, pp.497-512.

Record Created

2018-09-25

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