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Find the smallest positive a such that 5a = 1 + 3a (mod 11)

 Jul 25, 2022
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2a = 1 (mod 11)

 

17 * 2a = 6 (mod 11)

34a = 6 (mod 11)

a = 6(mod 11)

 

6 is the smallest postitive integer that satisfies this.

 Jul 25, 2022

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