Chinese remainder theorem

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Chinese remainder theorem

[¦chī‚nēz ri′mān·der ‚thir·əm]
(mathematics)
The theorem that if the integers m1, m2, …, mn are relatively prime in pairs and if b1, b2, …, bn are integers, then there exists an integer that is congruent to bi modulo mi for i =1,2, …, n.
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