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## Homework Statement

Let w be a primitive cube root of 1. show that 1, w,w^2 are the three cube roots of 1.

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## The Attempt at a Solution

I'm not quite sure how to even start this. any help will be greatly appreciated.

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Let w be a primitive cube root of 1. show that 1, w,w^2 are the three cube roots of 1.

I'm not quite sure how to even start this. any help will be greatly appreciated.

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The primitive roots form a multiplicative group of order 3. Try starting there.

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