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\forall (a,b), (c,d) \in (Z^2), (a,b)D(c,d) \leftrightarrow a\equiv c\mod\2\and\b\equiv d mod 3

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*edit* Sorry the b = d mod 3 is all part of the same line.

(a) List four elements of the equivalence class [{5,3}]

(b) How many equivalence classes of D are there in total? List a representative element of each of them.

2. Relevant equations

3. The attempt at a solution

(5,3)D(c,d)

a = c mod 2 can also be written as 2 = a-c

b = d mod 3 can also be written as 3 = b-d

Would I need to somehow use the above two lines in this problem?

I'm very lost on this one and have no clue where to start.

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# Homework Help: Equivalence Classes

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