It is known that mathematicians see beauty in mathematics. Many
mathematicians are motivated to find the most beautiful proof, and
often they refer to mathematics as a form of art. They are apt to
say “What a beautiful theorem,” “Such an
Modular arithmetic has been a major concern of mathematicians
for at least 250 years, and is still a very active topic of current
research. In this article, I will explain what modular arithmetic
is, illustrate why it is of importance for...