Re: number theory problem

Duncan Chiu (
Thu, 10 Apr 1997 23:40:11 -0400

Rosan was right, fellows.

Paul, it is COOL! Will this be a part of DREI'97 program? If so, let me
know quick. The deadline is 4/15 for application. This may help finalize
my summer plan. Thanks.


P.S. I am going to have my students check it out in detail. Thanks for
my next Internet projects. A quick update of my new experiment in class:

1) One student taught a three-day lesson on stock exchange. He used

Paul Burchard wrote:
> Lee Cristofano wrote:
> > For which primes p does Mp (where Mp means modulo
> > multiplication group) contain
> >
> > 1. the square root of negative 1
> > 2. the square root of 2
> > 3. the square root of 3
> >
> > what the hell all this means, i don't know.
> To experiment with these questions and develop some intuition, try out
> my "Numeroscope" on the web at:
> I'd be very glad to get your feedback on how to make this more helpful.
> To run it you just need a Java-capable web browser (preferably on a
> computer with sound).
> PB