Elementary Number Theory

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Author: Kenneth H. Rosen

Publisher: Pearson

ISBN: 0134310055

Category: Mathematics

Page: 768

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This is the eBook of the printed book and may not include any media, website access codes, or print supplements that may come packaged with the bound book. Elementary Number Theory, Sixth Edition, blends classical theory with modern applications and is notable for its outstanding exercise sets. A full range of exercises, from basic to challenging, helps readers explore key concepts and push their understanding to new heights. Computational exercises and computer projects are also available. Reflecting many years of professors' feedback, this edition offers new examples, exercises, and applications, while incorporating advancements and discoveries in number theory made in the past few years.

Elementary Number Theory with Applications

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Author: Thomas Koshy

Publisher: Academic Press

ISBN: 9780124211711

Category: Mathematics

Page: 716

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In revising his well-regarded undergraduate text, Koshy incorporates new sections and exercises dealing with the latest discoveries and reinvigorates the standards in number theory, as well. Elementary Number Theory is the only number theory text that shows the student how modular systems can be employed to create beautiful designs, tying the theory to both geometry and art. This text is ideal for undergraduate mathematics and computer science students, and any Instructor teaching a course in number theory will find the content to be ideally suited for their current curricula.

Elementary Number Theory

Second Edition

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Author: Underwood Dudley

Publisher: Courier Corporation

ISBN: 0486134873

Category: Mathematics

Page: 272

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Written in a lively, engaging style by the author of popular mathematics books, this volume features nearly 1,000 imaginative exercises and problems. Some solutions included. 1978 edition.

The Whole Truth About Whole Numbers

An Elementary Introduction to Number Theory

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Author: Sylvia Forman,Agnes M. Rash

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 3319110357

Category: Mathematics

Page: 282

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The Whole Truth About Whole Numbers is an introduction to the field of Number Theory for students in non-math and non-science majors who have studied at least two years of high school algebra. Rather than giving brief introductions to a wide variety of topics, this book provides an in-depth introduction to the field of Number Theory. The topics covered are many of those included in an introductory Number Theory course for mathematics majors, but the presentation is carefully tailored to meet the needs of elementary education, liberal arts, and other non-mathematical majors. The text covers logic and proofs, as well as major concepts in Number Theory, and contains an abundance of worked examples and exercises to both clearly illustrate concepts and evaluate the students’ mastery of the material.

Elementary Number Theory

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Author: James K. Strayer

Publisher: Waveland Press

ISBN: 1478610409

Category: Mathematics

Page: 290

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In this student-friendly text, Strayer presents all of the topics necessary for a first course in number theory. Additionally, chapters on primitive roots, Diophantine equations, and continued fractions allow instructors the flexibility to tailor the material to meet their own classroom needs. Each chapter concludes with seven Student Projects, one of which always involves programming a calculator or computer. All of the projects not only engage students in solving number-theoretical problems but also help familiarize them with the relevant mathematical literature.

Elementary Number Theory

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Author: Charles Vanden Eynden

Publisher: Waveland PressInc

ISBN: 9781577664451

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 278

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Fundamentals of Number Theory

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Author: William J. LeVeque

Publisher: Courier Corporation

ISBN: 0486141500

Category: Mathematics

Page: 288

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DIVBasic treatment, incorporating language of abstract algebra and a history of the discipline. Unique factorization and the GCD, quadratic residues, sums of squares, much more. Numerous problems. Bibliography. 1977 edition. /div

Elementary Number Theory in Nine Chapters

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Author: James J. Tattersall

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 9780521850148

Category: Mathematics

Page: 430

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This textbook is intended to serve as a one-semester introductory course in number theory and in this second edition it has been revised throughout and many new exercises have been added. At the heart of the book are the major number theoretic accomplishments of Euclid, Fermat, Gauss, Legendre, and Euler, and to fully illustrate the properties of numbers and concepts developed in the text, a wealth of exercises have been included. For students new to number theory, whatever their background, this is a stimulating and entertaining introduction to the subject.

Number Theory

Algebraic Numbers and Functions

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Author: Helmut Koch

Publisher: American Mathematical Soc.

ISBN: 9780821820544

Category: Mathematics

Page: 368

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Early chapters discuss topics in elementary number theory, such as Minkowski's geometry of numbers, public-key cryptography and a short proof of the Prime Number Theorem, following Newman and Zagier. Next, some of the tools of algebraic number theory are introduced, such as ideals, discriminants and valuations. These results are then applied to obtain results about function fields, including a proof of the Riemann-Roch Theorem and, as an application of cyclotomic fields, a proof of the first case of Fermat's Last Theorem.There are a detailed exposition of the theory of Hecke L-series, following Tate, and explicit applications to number theory, such as the Generalized Riemann Hypothesis. Chapter 9 brings together the earlier material through the study of quadratic number fields. Finally, Chapter 10 gives an introduction to class field theory.

An Introduction to the Theory of Numbers

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Author: Godfrey Harold Hardy,E. M. Wright,Roger Heath-Brown,Joseph Silverman

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 9780199219865

Category: Mathematics

Page: 621

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An Introduction to the Theory of Numbers by G.H. Hardy and E. M. Wright is found on the reading list of virtually all elementary number theory courses and is widely regarded as the primary and classic text in elementary number theory. This Sixth Edition has been extensively revised and updated to guide today's students through the key milestones and developments in number theory. Updates include a chapter on one of the mostimportant developments in number theory -- modular elliptic curves and their role in the proof of Fermat's Last Theorem -- a foreword by A. Wiles and comprehensively updated end-of-chapter notes detailing the key developments in number theory. Suggestions for further reading are also included for the more avid reader and the clarityof exposition is retained throughout making this textbook highly accessible to undergraduates in mathematics from the first year upwards.

A Classical Introduction to Modern Number Theory

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Author: K. Ireland,M. Rosen

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 1475717792

Category: Mathematics

Page: 344

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This book is a revised and greatly expanded version of our book Elements of Number Theory published in 1972. As with the first book the primary audience we envisage consists of upper level undergraduate mathematics majors and graduate students. We have assumed some familiarity with the material in a standard undergraduate course in abstract algebra. A large portion of Chapters 1-11 can be read even without such background with the aid of a small amount of supplementary reading. The later chapters assume some knowledge of Galois theory, and in Chapters 16 and 18 an acquaintance with the theory of complex variables is necessary. Number theory is an ancient subject and its content is vast. Any intro ductory book must, of necessity, make a very limited selection from the fascinat ing array of possible topics. Our focus is on topics which point in the direction of algebraic number theory and arithmetic algebraic geometry. By a careful selection of subject matter we have found it possible to exposit some rather advanced material without requiring very much in the way oftechnical background. Most of this material is classical in the sense that is was dis covered during the nineteenth century and earlier, but it is also modern because it is intimately related to important research going on at the present time.

Elementary Methods in Number Theory

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Author: Melvyn B. Nathanson

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 0387227385

Category: Mathematics

Page: 514

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This basic introduction to number theory is ideal for those with no previous knowledge of the subject. The main topics of divisibility, congruences, and the distribution of prime numbers are covered. Of particular interest is the inclusion of a proof for one of the most famous results in mathematics, the prime number theorem. With many examples and exercises, and only requiring knowledge of a little calculus and algebra, this book will suit individuals with imagination and interest in following a mathematical argument to its conclusion.

Introduction to Number Theory

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Author: Anthony Vazzana,Martin Erickson,David Garth

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 1584889381

Category: Mathematics

Page: 536

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One of the oldest branches of mathematics, number theory is a vast field devoted to studying the properties of whole numbers. Offering a flexible format for a one- or two-semester course, Introduction to Number Theory uses worked examples, numerous exercises, and two popular software packages to describe a diverse array of number theory topics. This classroom-tested, student-friendly text covers a wide range of subjects, from the ancient Euclidean algorithm for finding the greatest common divisor of two integers to recent developments that include cryptography, the theory of elliptic curves, and the negative solution of Hilbert’s tenth problem. The authors illustrate the connections between number theory and other areas of mathematics, including algebra, analysis, and combinatorics. They also describe applications of number theory to real-world problems, such as congruences in the ISBN system, modular arithmetic and Euler’s theorem in RSA encryption, and quadratic residues in the construction of tournaments. The book interweaves the theoretical development of the material with Mathematica® and MapleTM calculations while giving brief tutorials on the software in the appendices. Highlighting both fundamental and advanced topics, this introduction provides all of the tools to achieve a solid foundation in number theory.

Introduction to Analytic and Probabilistic Number Theory

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Author: Gérald Tenenbaum

Publisher: American Mathematical Soc.

ISBN: 082189854X

Category: Number theory

Page: 629

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This book provides a self contained, thorough introduction to the analytic and probabilistic methods of number theory. The prerequisites being reduced to classical contents of undergraduate courses, it offers to students and young researchers a systematic and consistent account on the subject. It is also a convenient tool for professional mathematicians, who may use it for basic references concerning many fundamental topics. Deliberately placing the methods before the results, the book will be of use beyond the particular material addressed directly. Each chapter is complemented with bibliographic notes, useful for descriptions of alternative viewpoints, and detailed exercises, often leading to research problems. This third edition of a text that has become classical offers a renewed and considerably enhanced content, being expanded by more than 50 percent. Important new developments are included, along with original points of view on many essential branches of arithmetic and an accurate perspective on up-to-date bibliography. The author has made important contributions to number theory and his mastery of the material is reflected in the exposition, which is lucid, elegant, and accurate. --Mathematical Reviews

Number Theory in the Spirit of Ramanujan

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Author: Bruce C. Berndt

Publisher: American Mathematical Soc.

ISBN: 0821841785

Category: Mathematics

Page: 187

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Ramanujan is recognized as one of the great number theorists of the twentieth century. Here now is the first book to provide an introduction to his work in number theory. Most of Ramanujan's work in number theory arose out of $q$-series and theta functions. This book provides an introduction to these two important subjects and to some of the topics in number theory that are inextricably intertwined with them, including the theory of partitions, sums of squares and triangular numbers, and the Ramanujan tau function. The majority of the results discussed here are originally due to Ramanujan or were rediscovered by him. Ramanujan did not leave us proofs of the thousands of theorems he recorded in his notebooks, and so it cannot be claimed that many of the proofs given in this book are those found by Ramanujan. However, they are all in the spirit of his mathematics.The subjects examined in this book have a rich history dating back to Euler and Jacobi, and they continue to be focal points of contemporary mathematical research. Therefore, at the end of each of the seven chapters, Berndt discusses the results established in the chapter and places them in both historical and contemporary contexts. The book is suitable for advanced undergraduates and beginning graduate students interested in number theory.