S SherlockWante New member Joined Jan 23, 2020 Messages 16 Jan 26, 2020 #1 As the notation of Multiplicative group of integers modulo n I see: (Z/nZ)^x What is this notation actually?

As the notation of Multiplicative group of integers modulo n I see: (Z/nZ)^x What is this notation actually?

H HallsofIvy Elite Member Joined Jan 27, 2012 Messages 6,636 Jan 26, 2020 #2 Z is the set of integers. nZ is the set of integer multiples of n. Z/nZ is the set of integers "modulo n". The "\(\displaystyle \times\)" superscript indicates the group operation is multiplication. Last edited: Jan 26, 2020

Z is the set of integers. nZ is the set of integer multiples of n. Z/nZ is the set of integers "modulo n". The "\(\displaystyle \times\)" superscript indicates the group operation is multiplication.