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 Definition Form of arithmetic dealing with integers in which all numbers having the same remainder when divided by a whole number are considered equivalent. [d] [e]
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May be it is better to replace \cdot by \times in the table? Andrey Khalyavin 05:36, 25 June 2008 (CDT)

I worried about this. I tell my students to avoid using \times for multiplication, since it gets confusing when used with the variable x. I guess I was just governed by habit. Since there are no x's here, I suppose \times might be better.Barry R. Smith 06:18, 25 June 2008 (CDT)