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I am an undergraduate in the Math department at Princeton. For my senior thesis, I am using the memoir class for LaTeX to write a textbook on Real Analysis. Thank you to everyone for all your help!


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comment Proof that $x^2 - 2y^2 = -1$ has a recurring solution for $x$
It seems like the crucial assertion here is that the recurrence relationship exists iff $[\alpha, \beta; \gamma, \delta]^T J [\alpha, \beta; \gamma, \delta] = J$. Why is this true?
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comment System of quadratic Diophantine equations
Do you have links to the results from Matijasevich and Skolem?
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comment Proof that $x^2 - 2y^2 = -1$ has a recurring solution for $x$
I'm looking for a link to a proof that shows that the linear recurrence solution is possible.
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comment Proof that $x^2 - 2y^2 = -1$ has a recurring solution for $x$
Can this be proven without using the $(X, Y)$ formula from the solver? That's really what I'm looking for...