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History of the theory of numbers

Author: Leonard E Dickson
Publisher: Providence, R.I. : AMS Chelsea Pub., [1999]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

Covers the related topics of divisibility and primality. This book describes the development of our understanding of perfect numbers. It also covers standard topics, such as Fermat's theorems,  Read more...


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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Leonard E Dickson
ISBN: 0821819380 9780821819388 0821819348 9780821819340 0821819356 9780821819357 0821819364 9780821819364
OCLC Number: 42075355
Notes: "The present work is a textually unaltered reprint of a work first published in 1919, 1920, and 1923 by the Carnegie Institute [sic] of Washington as [its] Publication number 256"--Title page verso.
"Printed Bronx, N.Y., 1992, on acid-free paper; reprinted by the American Mathematical Society, 1999"--Title page verso.
Description: 3 volumes ; 24 cm
Contents: v. 1. Divisibility and primality --
v. 2. Diophantine analysis --
v. 3. Quadratic and higher forms; with a chapter on the class number / by G.H. Cresse.
Other Titles: Theory of numbers
Responsibility: by Leonard Eugene Dickson.


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