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Graduate Student Colloquium

745 Patterson Office Tower
Speaker(s) / Presenter(s):
Luis Sordo Vieira

Title:  Gauss's Golden Theorem (Quadratic reciprocity)

Abstract:  For which odd primes is the congruence $x^2\equiv 0 \mod p$ soluble? The quadratic reciprocity is a marvelous theorem in number theory that deals with this question. We will present examples and a proof of the quadratic residue law (Time permitting).

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