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Old 2002-09-14, 15:30   #4
toferc
 
Aug 2002

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Quote:
Originally Posted by Daffy
Great explanations.

What propriety are you using to get this ?

Mq + 1 = 1 (mod p) -> (2^q - 1) + 1 = 1 (mod p)
The defintition of Mq is

Mq = 2^q - 1.

This is just a substitution step.
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