A note on Euler’s totient function

József Sándor
Notes on Number Theory and Discrete Mathematics
Print ISSN 1310–5132, Online ISSN 2367–8275
Volume 25, 2019, Number 1, Pages 32—35
DOI: 10.7546/nntdm.2019.25.1.32-35
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József Sándor
Department of Mathematics, Babes-Bolyai University
Str. Kogalniceanu 1, 400084 Cluj-Napoca, Romania

Abstract

In this paper, we give three identities involving the Lucas sequences of the first kind and of the second kind in order to obtain infinite families of solutions to some Diophantine equations. Some of these families are new and the others are larger than those known until now.

Keywords

  • Euler’s totient
  • Primes
  • Fermat’s little theorem
  • Quadratic residues

2010 Mathematics Subject Classification

  • 11A07
  • 11A25
  • 11N37

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Sándor, J. (2019). A note on Euler’s totient function. Notes on Number Theory and Discrete Mathematics, 25(1), 32-35, doi: 10.7546/nntdm.2019.25.1.32-35.

Chicago

Sándor, József. “A Note on Euler’s Totient Function.” Notes on Number Theory and Discrete Mathematics 25, no. 1 (2019): 32-35, doi: 10.7546/nntdm.2019.25.1.32-35.

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Sándor, József. “A Note on Euler’s Totient Function.” Notes on Number Theory and Discrete Mathematics 25.1 (2019): 32-35. Print, doi: 10.7546/nntdm.2019.25.1.32-35.

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