Solve the linear congruence 7x -= 13(mod 19)

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Solve the linear congruence

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Skilled2021-02-20Added 82 answers

Since 7x13(mod19)
In order to find an inverse of a modulo m, we look for a multiple of a that exceeds multiple of m by 1.
11.7=1(mod 19)
So, 11 is the inverse of 7 modulo 19.
Multiplying both sides by 11 shows that
11.7x = 11.13(mod 19)
so, 77 = 1(mod 19) and 143 = 77(mod 19)

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