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Elements with this property are called primitive roots of Fp or generators of F∗p . They are the elements of F∗p having order p − 1. Proof. See [137, Chapter 20] or one of the texts [35, 52, 59, 100, 111]. 31. The field F11 has 2 as a primitive root, since in F11 , 20 = 1 21 = 2 22 = 4 23 = 8 24 = 5 25 = 10 26 = 9 27 = 7 28 = 3 29 = 6. Thus all 10 nonzero elements of F11 have been generated as powers of 2. On the other hand, 2 is not a primitive root for F17 , since in F17 , 20 = 1 21 = 2 22 = 4 23 = 8 25 = 15 26 = 13 27 = 9 28 = 1, 24 = 16 so we get back to 1 before obtaining all 16 nonzero values modulo 17.

For example, the factorization of 1728 is 1728 = 26 · 33 , so ord2 (1728) = 6, ord3 (1728) = 3, and ordp (1728) = 0 for all primes p ≥ 5. Using the ordp notation, the factorization of a can be succinctly written as pordp (a) . a= primes p Note that this product makes sense, since ordp (a) is zero for all but finitely many primes. It is useful to view ordp as a function ordp : {1, 2, 3, . } −→ {0, 1, 2, 3, . }. 31. We now observe that if p is a prime, then every nonzero number modulo p has a multiplicative inverse modulo p.

The inverse of 2 modulo 5 is 3, since 2·3 ≡ 1 (mod 5), so 2−1 ≡ 3 (mod 5). Similarly gcd(4, 15) = 1 so 4−1 exists modulo 15. In fact 4 · 4 ≡ 1 (mod 15) so 4 is its own inverse modulo 15. We can even work with fractions a/d modulo m as long as the denominator is relatively prime to m. For example, we can compute 5/7 modulo 11 by first observing that 7 · 8 ≡ 1 (mod 11), so 7−1 ≡ 8 (mod 11). Then 5 = 5 · 7−1 ≡ 5 · 8 ≡ 40 ≡ 7 (mod 11). 15. In the preceding examples it was easy to find inverses modulo m by trial and error.