By Joseph J. Rotman

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If z = 0, then z −1 = 1/z = z/zz = (a/zz) − i(b/zz); that is, 1 = a + ib a2 a + b2 −i a2 b + b2 4 If this is not clear, look at the proof of the division algorithm on page 131. Sec. 2 Roots of Unity 23 If |z| = 1, then z −1 = z. In particular, if z is a root of unity, then its reciprocal is its complex conjugate. Complex conjugation satisfies the following identities: z + w = z + w; zw = z w; z = z; z = z if and only if z is real. We are regarding complex numbers as points in the plane and, as in vector calculus, a − → point z is identified with the vector represented by the arrow Oz from the origin O to z.

Sketch of Proof. 59 on page 36, which shows that the composite of two bijections is itself a bijection. The other parts of the statement have been proved above. • If X and Y are sets, then a function f : X → Y defines a “forward motion” carrying subsets of X into subsets of Y , namely, if S ⊆ X , then f (S) = {y ∈ Y : y = f (s) for some s ∈ S}, and a “backward motion” carrying subsets of Y into subsets of X , namely, if W ⊆ Y , then f −1 (W ) = {x ∈ X : f (x) ∈ W }. We call f −1 (W ) the inverse image of W .

D0 , define a = dk dk−1 · · · d1 − 2d0 . Show that a is divisible by 7 if and only if some one of a , a , a ,. . is divisible by 7. 33 (i) Show that 1000 ≡ −1 mod 7. (ii) Show that if a = r0 + 1000r1 + 10002 r2 + · · · , then a is divisible by 7 if and only if r0 − r1 + r2 − · · · is divisible by 7. Remark. 33 combine to give an efficient way to determine whether large numbers are divisible by 7. If a = 33456789123987, for example, then a ≡ 0 mod 7 if and only if 987 − 123 + 789 − 456 + 33 = 1230 ≡ 0 mod 7.