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What is the field Z2

  1. Sep 30, 2012 #1
    What is the field [itex]Z_{2}[/itex]?
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  3. Sep 30, 2012 #2
    I'm guessing it is just another way of writting [itex]F_2[/itex]. Which is the field with elements 0,1 under addition and multiplication [itex]\mod 2[/itex]. Usually, the notation [itex]Z_2[/itex] is used to represent the group {0,1} under addition mod 2.
  4. Sep 30, 2012 #3
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