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A walk-in clinic doctor with an applied math and computer science degree. Here, I'm a grateful student and these sites constantly remind me of that.

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accepted For any prime $p > 3$, why is $p^2-1$ always divisible by 24?
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comment For any prime $p > 3$, why is $p^2-1$ always divisible by 24?
Thank you all for your responses. What I've received in insight has far exceeded my expectations.
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comment For any prime $p > 3$, why is $p^2-1$ always divisible by 24?
Thanks. Your brain works the same way mine does.
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comment For any prime $p > 3$, why is $p^2-1$ always divisible by 24?
I hadn't seen this approach previously. Thanks.
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comment For any prime $p > 3$, why is $p^2-1$ always divisible by 24?
Thank you Qiaochu. I've pursued your suggestions. Very motivating.
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asked For any prime $p > 3$, why is $p^2-1$ always divisible by 24?
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answered What does it mean to be going 40 mph (or 64 kph, etc.) at a given moment?
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