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Chinese Remainder Theorem

  1. Oct 6, 2013 #1
    What is the most tangible way to introduce the Chinese Remainder Theorem? What are the practical and really interesting examples of this theorem. I am looking for examples which have a real impact on students.
     
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  3. Oct 6, 2013 #2

    arildno

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    The Wikipedia article seems fairly subsantial in this case, with several practical applications mentioned, and might perhaps be an inspiration to an instructor to point to possible others?
    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chinese_remainder_theorem
     
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