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 2017-09-23, 04:31 #1 devarajkandadai     May 2004 22×79 Posts pari- p-adic numbers We can use pari to create sequences similar to that on page 19 of Borevich and Shafarevich's book, number theory as follows: Code: {is(n)=Mod(n,7)^2==2} select(is,[1..100]) Next {is(n)=Mod(n,7^2)^2==2} select(is,[1..1000]) next {is(n)=Mod(n,7^3)^2==2} select(is,[1..1000]) You will get three sequences, the first of which corresponds to x_0.Second corresponds to x_1 and the third corresponds to x_2 of page 19 of the book. Thus we get three sequences from which we can form a sequence conforming with 3.3 of the same. Needless to say this process can be continued.Important point: we have formed the required sequence without solving any linear equation.

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