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Corrales Rodrigáñez, Carmen and Schoof, René (1997) The Support Problem and Its Elliptic Analogue. Journal of number theory, 64 (2). pp. 276-290. ISSN 1096-1658

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Let F be a number field, Suppose x, y Є F* have the property that for all n Є Z and almost all prime ideals p of the ring of integers of F* one has that yn =1 (mod p) whenever xn=1 (mod p). We show that then y is a power of x. This answers a question of Erdos. We also prove an elliptic analogue of this result.

Item Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:Algebraic number; Congruence; Support problem; Elliptic curves
Subjects:Sciences > Mathematics > Number theory
ID Code:20271
Deposited On:07 Mar 2013 12:09
Last Modified:25 Jun 2018 11:27

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