Monthly Archives: July 2016

Some points on an elliptic curve

The elliptic curve is y^2=x^3-2, which has the obvious point P=(3,5). This file displays the denominators of the x-coordinates of the points P, 2P, 3P, \ldots, 27P. This was discussed in my course ‘Topics in Mathematics,’ Summer, 2016, at Ewha Womans University.