If a is a perfect cube, a= n^3, for some integer n, and p is a prime with p is congreunt to 1 mod 3, then show that a cannot be a primitive root mod p, tat is ep(a) is not equal to p - 1(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

**Physics Forums | Science Articles, Homework Help, Discussion**

Join Physics Forums Today!

The friendliest, high quality science and math community on the planet! Everyone who loves science is here!

The friendliest, high quality science and math community on the planet! Everyone who loves science is here!

# Primitive roots.

**Physics Forums | Science Articles, Homework Help, Discussion**