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Symbolic computations in finite fields of unspecified order

The general setting is that I want to multiply some matrices (to many to do it by hands) over a finite field. The problem is that these matrices depend on certain parameters taken from the field and ...
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Need help understanding finite fields / modulo for polynomials

I'm taking a class in finite fields and have not been able to conceptualize how modulo + finite fields works in polynomial space. I understand the basic premises of modular arithmetic, but can't work ...