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When Y is divided by 2, is the remainder 1?

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When Y is divided by 2, is the remainder 1?

1. \((-1)^{(Y+2)}\) = -1
2. Y is prime
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When Y is divided by 2, is the remainder 1?

1. \((-1)^{(Y+2)}\) = -1
2. Y is prime



(1) -1^a= -1 only when a= odd
thus here a= Y+2 = Y+even thus Y is odd
suff

(2) if Y=2 then No(remainder 0)
if Y=3 then Yes (remainder 1)
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