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Number Theory and Its History (Dover Books on Mathematics)

by Oystein Ore, Mathematics

ISBN 0486656209 / 9780486656205 / 0-486-65620-9
Publisher Dover Publications
Language English
Edition Softcover
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A prominent mathematician presents the principal ideas and methods of number theory within a historical and cultural framework. Oystein Ore's fascinating, accessible treatment requires only a basic knowledge of algebra. Topics include prime numbers, the Aliquot parts, linear indeterminate problems, congruences, Euler's theorem, classical construction problems, and many other subjects.