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July 15th, 2009, 06:40 AM   #1
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Wilson's theorem proof


My question is simple: What do you think my own Wilson's theorem proof? Is that mathematically correct or isn't it?

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July 15th, 2009, 11:01 AM   #2
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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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