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Number theory: finding integer solution to an equation 
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Case 1: if m Ξ 0(mod3) then m^2 Ξ 0(mod3) Case 2: if m Ξ 1(mod3) then m^2 Ξ 1(mod3) Case 3: if m Ξ 2(mod3) then m^2 Ξ 4(mod3) with is m^2 Ξ 1(mod3) So that means that m^2=3n . So that means the when m is divided by 3 you get either a remainder of 0,1, or 2 am i right? 


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What is the value of ##3n## mod 3?



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