## The New Encyclopędia Britannica, Volume 30Encyclopędia Britannica, 1992 - Encyclopedias and dictionaries |

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All these examples have the two special properties : where a and b are given

integers

n ) = 1 . These are called exponential congruences because the unknown x ...

All these examples have the two special properties : where a and b are given

integers

**relatively**prime to m . f ( 1 ) = 1 , and f ( mn ) = f ( m ) f ( n ) whenever ( m ,n ) = 1 . These are called exponential congruences because the unknown x ...

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Because of the pattern of major mountain systems of the globe , a

proportion ( one - seventh ) of the total continental drainage enters the Pacific - i.e

. , a total drainage area of less than about three times the total area of Australia ...

Because of the pattern of major mountain systems of the globe , a

**relatively**smallproportion ( one - seventh ) of the total continental drainage enters the Pacific - i.e

. , a total drainage area of less than about three times the total area of Australia ...

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Thus , assuming that percepts are synthesized temporal development of percepts

is

the order of seconds ) , and in some it is quite brief ( on the be expected to take ...

Thus , assuming that percepts are synthesized temporal development of percepts

is

**relatively**long ( on from simpler elements ,**relatively**complex percepts wouldthe order of seconds ) , and in some it is quite brief ( on the be expected to take ...

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### Contents

NUMBER GAMES and Other Mathematical Recreations | 1 |

NUMBER THEORY | 14 |

NUMERICAL ANALYSIS | 38 |

Copyright | |

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