Let $a,b$ be integers and $m > 0$ be a positive integer. Then the **addition** $”+”$, **subtraction** $”-”$ and **multiplication** $”\cdot”$ operations of the congruence classes $a(m), b(m)\in\mathbb Z_m$ are well-defined, setting

$$\begin{array}{rcl}

a(m)+b(m)&:=&(a+b)(m),\\

a(m)-b(m)&:=&(a-b)(m),\\

a(m)\cdot b(m)&:=&(a\cdot b)(m).\\

\end{array}$$

and applying the addition, subtraction and multiplication of integers. In particular, the algebraic structure $(\mathbb Z_m,\cdot,+)$ of ever complete residue system modulo $m$ is a commutative unit ring.

| | | | | created: 2019-04-11 22:46:27 | modified: 2019-06-22 08:20:07 | by: *bookofproofs* | references: [1272], [8152], [8189]

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[8152] **Jones G., Jones M.**: “Elementary Number Theory (Undergraduate Series)”, Springer, 1998

[8189] **Kraetzel, E.**: “Studienbücherei Zahlentheorie”, VEB Deutscher Verlag der Wissenschaften, 1981

[1272] **Landau, Edmund**: “Vorlesungen über Zahlentheorie, Aus der Elementaren Zahlentheorie”, S. Hirzel, Leipzig, 1927

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