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A Density Conjecture for the Negative Pell Equation

  • Peter Stevenhagen
Part of the Mathematics and Its Applications book series (MAIA, volume 325)

Abstract

We derive a conjectural density for the number of integers D up to X for which the negative Pell equation x2D y 2 = −1 is solvable.

Keywords

Prime Divisor Residue Class Fundamental Unit Continue Fraction Expansion Natural Density 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Peter Stevenhagen
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  1. 1.Faculteit Wiskunde en InformaticaUniversiteit van AmsterdamAmsterdamNetherlands

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