Problem 18

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Longest-period Lehmer LCG with m=11

Due: January 25
Points: 1

Find the parameter a that maximizes the period of a Lehmer linear congruential generator with $$m=11$$ and for any seed value $$X_0$$.

Use an example seed value to demonstrate and explain how you know this is the maximum period.