Re: A difficult problem

*To*: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net*Subject*: [mg40300] Re: [mg40298] A difficult problem*From*: Andrzej Kozlowski <akoz at mimuw.edu.pl>*Date*: Sun, 30 Mar 2003 20:14:19 -0500 (EST)*Sender*: owner-wri-mathgroup at wolfram.com

You can't. All you can say is that either n2=n1 or n2=8+n1. On Sunday, March 30, 2003, at 06:10 pm, Billy Yeung wrote: > I have a difficult problem: > Given a constant integer X (which may be very large) , you no need to > find the value of X > and > X mod 8 = n1 > X mod 16 = n2 > the problem is that find n2 if n1 is know? > > >