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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
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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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