a) Use Fermat's little theorem to compute 3302 mod 5, 3302 mod 7, and 3302 mod 11.
b) Use your results from part (a) and the Chinese remainder theorem to find 3302 mod 385. (Note that 385 = 5 · 7 ·11.)
POLS NOTS DAY 15 (WEEK 9) Elections, Parties, and Democracy Elections : Why Important in a Democracy o Masses = empower individuals. Provide means to influence government (policy mandate). Decide majority preferences. Make government accountable. Protection against official abuse. o Government = prevent radical change. Legitimacy (rightful rule). o Elite Theory Perspective = choose personnel, not policy. Symbolic reassurance to masses. Elections – Dilemmas Today : o Personality trumps issues. o Money drives elections rich candidates win. Media’s influential role in campaigns. Fat cat contributors. o Nonparticipation rates : who votes Is nonparticipation a protest vote American Political Parties : o Purpose to win! o Origins of the party system. Characteristics of the American Party System (APS) : o Two MAJOR Parties – custom and cultural norms. Winner takeall electoral system : singlemember districts. Plurality vs. proportional representation. Appointment of electoral college. o Parties are middle of the road; they appeal to moderate, nonextreme voters. o Pattern of DE alignment = Decline in major party identification Increase in independent voters S