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Modular arithmetic

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  1. Since modular arithmetic has such a wide range of applications, it is important to know how hard it is to solve a system of congruences

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  2. In mathematics, modular arithmetic (sometimes called modulo arithmetic, or clock arithmetic) is a system of arithmetic for integers, where numbers "wrap around" after they reach a certain value - the modulus

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  3. introduced by Carl Friedrich Gauss in his book Disquisitiones Arithmeticae, published in 1801

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  4. If the time is 19:00 now - 7 o'clock in the evening - then 8 hours later it will be 3:00

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  5. A familiar use of modular arithmetic is its use in the 24-hour clock: the arithmetic of time-keeping in which the day runs from midnight to midnight and is divided into 24 hours, numbered from 0 to 23

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