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Elementary number theory

Author: David M Burton
Publisher: New York ; Boston : McGraw-Hill, 2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Seventh edition. ; International editionView all editions and formats
Summary:
This text provides a simple account of classical number theory, as well as some of the historical background in which the subject evolved. It is intended for use in a one-semester, undergraduate number theory course.
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Genre/Form: 0 Gesamtdarstellung
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David M Burton
ISBN: 0073383147 9780073383149 0071289194 9780071289191
OCLC Number: 463634226
Description: xii, 436 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: New to this edition --
Preliminaries --
Divisibility theory in the integers --
Primes and their distribution --
The theory of congruences --
Fermat's theorem --
Number-theoretic functions --
Euler's generalization of Fermat's theorem --
Primitive roots and indices --
The quadratic reciprocity law --
Introduction to cryptography --
Numbers of special form --
Certain nonlinear Diophantine equations --
Representations of integers as sums of squares --
Fibonacci numbers --
Continued fractions --
Some modern developments --
Miscellaneous problems --
Appendixes.
Responsibility: David M. Burton.

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Suitable for the one-semester undergraduate number theory course taken by math majors, secondary education majors, and computer science students, this text provides a simple account of classical  Read more...

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