This witty introduction to number theory deals with the properties of numbers and numbers as abstract concepts. Topics include primes, divisibility, quadratic forms, related theorems, explored in imaginative chapters such as "Seven jogged my elbow," "On a clear day you can count forever," and "When t... read more
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This witty introduction to number theory deals with the properties of numbers and numbers as abstract concepts. Topics include primes, divisibility, quadratic forms, related theorems, explored in imaginative chapters such as "Seven jogged my elbow," "On a clear day you can count forever," and "When the clock strikes thirteen."
Reprint of the McGraw-Hill Book Company, New York, 1968 edition.
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