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A selection of problems in the theory of numbers

WacЕ‚aw SierpiЕ„ski

A selection of problems in the theory of numbers

by WacЕ‚aw SierpiЕ„ski

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Published by Pergamon, PWN in London, Warsaw .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby Wacław Sierpiński ; translated [from the Polish] by A. Sharma.
SeriesPopular lectures in mathematics -- vol.11
The Physical Object
Pagination126p.,ill.,23cm
Number of Pages126
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16557282M

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A Selection of Problems in the Theory of Numbers focuses on mathematical problems within the boundaries of geometry and arithmetic, including an introduction to prime numbers. This book discusses the conjecture of Goldbach; hypothesis of Gilbreath; decomposition of a natural number into prime factors; simple theorem of Fermat; and Lagrange's.

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OCLC Number: Notes: "A Pergamon Press book." Description: pages ; 22 cm. Contents: On the borders of geometry and arithmetic --What we know and what we do not know about prime numbers --One hundred elementary but difficult problems in r 1. On the borders of geometry and arithmetic --Chapter we know and what we do not know about prime numbers.

A Selection of Problems in the Theory of Numbers focuses on mathematical problems within the boundaries of geometry and arithmetic, including an introduction to prime numbers.

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The heart of Mathematics is its problems. Paul Halmos Number Theory is a beautiful branch of Mathematics. The purpose of this book is to present a collection of interesting problems in elementary Number Theory. Many of the problems are mathematical competition problems from all over the world like IMO, APMO, APMC, Putnam and many others.

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" Problems in Elementary Number Theory" presents problems and their solutions in five specific areas of this branch of mathe­ matics: divisibility of numbers, relatively prime numbers, arithmetic progressions, prime and composite numbers, and Diophantic equations.

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Number theory has a long and distinguished history and the concepts and problems relating to the subject have been instrumental in the foundation of much of mathematics. In this book, Professor Baker describes the rudiments of number theory in a concise, simple and direct.

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The theory of numbers: a text and source book of problems by Andrew Adler and John E. Coury, published in by Jones and Bartlett. This book is somewhat unusual in its approach in that it presents the material of our course through problems.

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