A simple forward approach for solving linear Diophantine equations is presented, which does not involve using backward substitutions. It is suitable for teaching undergraduate students as an alternative to the backward substitution method commonly described in mathematics textbooks. Copyright © 2020 Informa UK Limited, trading as Taylor & Francis Group.
|Journal||International Journal of Mathematical Education in Science and Technology|
|Early online date||Apr 2020|
|Publication status||Published - 2020|
CitationMan, Y.-K. (2020). A forward approach for solving linear Diophantine equation. International Journal of Mathematical Education in Science and Technology, 51(8), 1284-1288. doi: 10.1080/0020739X.2020.1745915
- Linear Diophantine equation
- Euclidean algorithm
- Forward approach