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In modular arithmetic, one thinks of the whole numbers arranged around a circle, like the hours on a clock, instead of along an infinite straight line. Here we have seven “hours” on our clock—arithmetic modulo 7. To add 3 and 5 modulo 7, you start at 0, count 3 clockwise, and then a further 5 clockwise, this time ending on 1. To multiply 3 by 5 modulo 7, you start at 0 and count 3 clockwise 5 times, again ending up at 1.


Introduction to Number Theory Learn the fundamentals of number theory from former MATHCOUNTS, AHSME, and AIME perfect scorer Mathew Crawford. Topics covered in the book include primes & composites, multiples & divisors, prime factorization and its uses, base numbers, modular arithmetic, divisibility rules, linear congruences, how to develop number sense, and much more.