quadratic reciprocity law


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quadratic reciprocity law

[kwuä¦drad·ik ‚res·ə′präs·əd·ē ‚lȯ]
(mathematics)
The law that, if p and q are distinct odd primes, then (the vertical line inside parentheses is Legendre's symbol).
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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