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Mathematicians: what's so special about evenness?
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06-26-2019, 02:32 PM
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I'm sure we can come up with any number of theorems which require one to distinguish between even and odd primes. For example, try investigating the number of distinct solutions to x
^{2}
= a (mod p), or formulating a quadratic reciprocity theorem.
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