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From infinite to finite

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In this chapter we shall define an important relation on Z: the congruence relation modulo a positive integer n. We shall give here the fundamental properties of this relation, but we shall repeatedly come back to it in later parts of the book.

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Cyclic Group Commutative Ring Integral Domain Chinese Remainder Theorem Euler Function 
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