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O Theorem 1 (Chinese Remainder Theorem). Suppose that m = mlm2 ... m, and that (mj , m) = I for i i' j . Let b l ' b 2, . , b, be integers and consider the system of congruences: x == b, (m l), x == b 2 (m2)" ' " x == b, (m,). This system always has solutions and any two solutions differ by (/ multiple ofm. PROOF. Let ni = mimi ' By Lemma I, (m. , n i) = I. Thus there are integers ri and such that r imi + Sini = l. Let e, = Sini ' Then e, == I (mj) and e, == 0 (m) for j i' i. e. Then we have X o == b,e, (m i ) and consequently X o == b, (mJ X o is a solution.
PI') ' where the I;j L Jl(d) din = I - I+ (I)2 _(I)3 + ... + (-I)' = (I - I)' = O. 0 Th e full sign ificanc e of the Mobius p function can be understood most clearly when its connect ion with Dirichlet multiplication is brought to light. , d z ) of positive integers such that d1dz = n. dzd J = n. Define the function 0 by 0(1) = I and O(n) = 0 for n > 1. Then f 0 0 = Oof=f Define I by I(n) = I for all nEZ+. (d). 1 0 /l = /l 0 I = O. Lemma. PROOF. /l I(l) = /l(I)I(1) = 1. If n > I, /l o/(n) = proof works for I 0/l.
It is equivalent to require that a and n be relat ively prime and that ¢(n) be the smallest positive integer such that a 4>(" ) == 1 (n) . In general, it is not true that U(7L/n7L) is cyclic. For example, the elements of U(7L/87L) a re T, j , :;,7. and P = T, j 2 = T, :;2 = T, 7 2 = T. Thus there is no element of order 4 = ¢(8). It follows that not every integer possesses pr imitive roots. We shall shortly determine those integers that do. 42 4 The Structure of L'(l. ) Lemma 2. If p is a prime and 1 ::;; k < p, then the binomial coefficient divisible by p.