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quadratic reciprocity

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  • n. Mathematical theorem relating the Jacobi symbol to the inverted , essentially relating the question of whether a is a square modulo b to the opposite question of whether b is a square modulo a (or modulo the prime factors).

Etymologies

Quadratic refers to the squaring in the question addressed. (Wiktionary)

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