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Three Power Remainder (Posted on 2012-04-14) Difficulty: 3 of 5
Find the remainder when 32012 is divided by 2012.

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No Solution Yet Submitted by K Sengupta    
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Some Thoughts possible solution | Comment 1 of 4
Using (P^4)^Q mod(4Q) congruent to P^4 for sufficiently large prime Q, e.g. 503, the remainder is 3^4 or 81.

Edited on April 15, 2012, 4:35 am
  Posted by broll on 2012-04-15 03:53:18

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