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## Compute multiplicative orders in Z/(36)

Solution to Abstract Algebra by Dummit & Foote 3rd edition Chapter 1.1 Exercise 1.1.14 Find the orders of the following elements of the multiplicative group $(\mathbb{Z}/(36))^\times$: $\overline{1}$, $\overline{-1}$, $\overline{5}$, $\overline{13}$,…

## Compute additive orders in Z/(n)

Solution to Abstract Algebra by Dummit & Foote 3rd edition Chapter 1.1 Exercise 1.1.13 Find the orders of the following elements of the additive group $\mathbb{Z}/(36)$: $\overline{1}$, $\overline{2}$, $\overline{6}$, $\overline{9}$,…

## Compute multiplicative orders in Z/(n)

Solution to Abstract Algebra by Dummit & Foote 3rd edition Chapter 1.1 Exercise 1.1.12 Find the orders of the following elements of the multiplicative group $(\mathbb{Z}/(12))^\times$: $\overline{1}$, $\overline{-1}$, $\overline{5}$, $\overline{7}$,…

## Z/(n) is not a group under multiplication

Solution to Abstract Algebra by Dummit & Foote 3rd edition Chapter 1.1 Exercise 1.1.5 Prove for all $n > 1$ that $\mathbb{Z}/(n)$ is not a group under multiplication of residue…

## Multiplication of residue classes of integers is associative

Solution to Abstract Algebra by Dummit & Foote 3rd edition Chapter 1.1 Exercise 1.1.4 Prove that multiplication of residue classes in $\mathbb{Z}/(n)$ is associative. (You may assume that it is…

## Addition of residue classes of integers is associative

Solution to Abstract Algebra by Dummit & Foote 3rd edition Chapter 1.1 Exercise 1.1.3 Prove that addition of residue classes in $\mathbb{Z}/(n)$ is associative. (You may assume that it is…