July 15th, 2009, 07:40 AM  #1 
Newbie Joined: Jul 2009 Posts: 2 Thanks: 0  Wilson's theorem proof
Hello! My question is simple: What do you think my own Wilson's theorem proof? http://benmartin.winportal.net/wilson.pdf Is that mathematically correct or isn't it? Thank you Ben 
July 15th, 2009, 12:01 PM  #2 
Senior Member Joined: Nov 2007 Posts: 258 Thanks: 0  Re: Wilson's theorem proof
I'm not sure about that last step. In any case there are much simpler proofs. Here is mine : Take to be a primitive root mod ; then since a primitive root is not a quadratic residue. 

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