residue class


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

Word History

First Known Use

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.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 15 Jul. 2024.

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