Does the equation x^2 -= x * x -= 2x * 4x mod 7 show that factorization of polynomials mod 7 is not unique? Why or why not?

Tazmin Horton 2021-01-22 Answered
Does the equation x2xx2x4xmod7 show that factorization of polynomials mod 7 is not unique? Why or why not?
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Fatema Sutton
Answered 2021-01-23 Author has 88 answers
Step 1
x2xx2x4xmod7
To show: factorization of polynomials mod 7 is not unique.
Other examples can be taken as
x23x5xmod7
x26x6xmod7
Step 2
From the above example it is clear that factorization of polynomials mod 7 is not unique as there are other factorization also.
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