residue class

noun

Definition of residue class

: the set of elements (such as integers) that leave the same remainder when divided by a given modulus

First Known Use of residue class

1948, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of residue class was in 1948

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“Residue class.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/residue%20class. Accessed 16 Jan. 2022.

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