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Mathematics, liberal politics, and rants about the news of the dayMon, 28 Aug 2006 06:16:29 +0000
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By: Algebraic Number Theory « Abstract Nonsense
https://abstractnonsense.wordpress.com/2006/08/26/quadratic-residues/#comment-128
Mon, 28 Aug 2006 06:16:29 +0000http://abstractnonsense.wordpress.com/2006/08/26/quadratic-residues/#comment-128[…] After explaining one elementary technique in number theory, I should write about what motivates some of the basic ideas of algebraic number theory by means of a somewhat more complicated proof, namely that 26 is the only integer sandwiched between a square and a cube. […]
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By: Alon Levy
https://abstractnonsense.wordpress.com/2006/08/26/quadratic-residues/#comment-120
Sun, 27 Aug 2006 11:11:00 +0000http://abstractnonsense.wordpress.com/2006/08/26/quadratic-residues/#comment-120Well, you can write a program checking if p is a quadratic residue of q. It’s just that the most beautiful results, for example those relating to a whole class of equations, require some hand computations (but not many).
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By: inaeth
https://abstractnonsense.wordpress.com/2006/08/26/quadratic-residues/#comment-117
Sun, 27 Aug 2006 06:20:32 +0000http://abstractnonsense.wordpress.com/2006/08/26/quadratic-residues/#comment-117My head hurts…

Isn’t there a C++ Standard Library Class that does this for me already? ðŸ™‚