English Title

A more exact disquisition about the residues remaining from the division of squares and of higher powers by prime numbers

Authors

Leonhard Euler

Enestrom Number

554

Fuss Index

11

Original Language

Latin

Published as

Collection article

Published Date

1783

Written Date

1772

Content Summary

Euler opens by noting the symmetry in the sequence of quadratic residues, then covers some of the group-theoretic properties. The material is similar to that of E242. In section 46, he looks at higher-power residues. In section 48 he returns to primitive roots.

Original Source Citation

Opuscula analytica, Volume 1, pp. 121-156.

Opera Omnia Citation

Series 1, Volume 3, pp.513-543.

Record Created

2018-09-25

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