Lifting the Exponent


Title: Lifting the Exponent
Author: Jakub Kądziołka (kuba /at/ kadziolka /dot/ net)
Submission date: 2021-04-27
Abstract: We formalize the Lifting the Exponent Lemma, which shows how to find the largest power of $p$ dividing $a^n \pm b^n$, for a prime $p$ and positive integers $a$ and $b$. The proof follows Amir Hossein Parvardi's.
  author  = {Jakub Kądziołka},
  title   = {Lifting the Exponent},
  journal = {Archive of Formal Proofs},
  month   = apr,
  year    = 2021,
  note    = {\url{},
            Formal proof development},
  ISSN    = {2150-914x},
License: BSD License
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