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Number Theory

A Historical Approach

Number Theory( )
Author: Watkins, John J.
ISBN:978-0-691-15940-9
Publication Date:Dec 2013
Publisher:Princeton University Press
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $82.50
Book Description:

The natural numbers have been studied for thousands of years, yet most undergraduate textbooks present number theory as a long list of theorems with little mention of how these results were discovered or why they are important. This book emphasizes the historical development of number theory, describing methods, theorems, and proofs in the contexts in which they originated, and providing an accessible introduction to one of the most fascinating subjects in mathematics.

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Book Details
Pages:592
Detailed Subjects: Mathematics / Number Theory
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6.864 x 10.257 x 1.308 Inches
Book Weight:3.093 Pounds



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