If b ≡ 3 ( mod 12 ), what is 8 b ( mod 12...

Darian Hubbard

Darian Hubbard

Answered

2022-07-15

If b 3 ( mod 12 ), what is 8 b ( mod 12 )?
We can write b = 12 q + 3. Then with some algebra 8 b = 12 ( 8 q + 2 ).
This is causing me problems because there is not number plus 12 ( 8 q + 2 ) to tell us the remainder. Is it just zero?

Answer & Explanation

cindysnifflesuz

cindysnifflesuz

Expert

2022-07-16Added 19 answers

Step 1
We have b 3 mod 12
Step 2
Then 8 b 24 0 mod 12

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