Congruence Classes

  • Lindsay N. Childs
Part of the Undergraduate Texts in Mathematics book series (UTM)


With the notion of congruence we can define many new sets of “numbers.” The process is analogous to the idea behind the definition of the rational numbers, as discussed in Chapter 1. You may wish to review Chapter 1 while reading this chapter.


Multiplication Table Congruence Class Multiplicative Identity Consecutive Integer Congruence Modulo 
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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1995

Authors and Affiliations

  • Lindsay N. Childs
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  1. 1.Department of MathematicsSUNY at AlbanyAlbanyUSA

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