[seqfan] Re: Dead b-files for A127816 and others
dwilson at gambitcomm.com
Mon Aug 3 15:43:09 CEST 2009
I generally use:
a mod b = k k is remainder of a divided by b
a == k (mod b) k is congruent to a mod b.
So in the A078457 case, I would use
3^k mod k = n
Max Alekseyev wrote:
> On Thu, Jul 23, 2009 at 12:39 AM, Joerg Arndt<arndt at jjj.de> wrote:
>> In A078457 and similar seqs, shouldn't we shorten
>> "... such that the remainder when 3^k is divided by k is n."
>> "... such that 3^k mod k == n."
>> Makes it way better readable IMHO.
> These definitions are slightly different. The former implies that k>n,
> while the latter does not.
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