Rational Points on an Elliptic Curve
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On an elliptic curve, if a line through two rational points P and Q intersects the curve again at R, then R is another rational point. This property is fundamental in number theory.
Contributed by: Ed Pegg Jr (March 2011)
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"Rational Points on an Elliptic Curve"
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Published: March 7 2011