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## Student Mathematical Library, Volume 6: The Prime Numbers and Their Distribution (Softcover)"This book is suitable for anyone who has had a little number theory and some advanced calculus involving estimates. Its engaging style and invigorating point of view will make refreshing reading for advanced undergraduates through research mathematicians." — From the back cover ## $10.39 |

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From the back cover: “One notable new direction this century in the study of primes has been the influx of ideas from probability. The goal of this book is to provide insights into the prime numbers and to describe how a sequence so tautly determined can incorporate such a striking amount of randomness.

“The book opens with some classic topics of number theory. It ends with a discussion of some of the outstanding conjectures in number theory. In between are an excellent chapter on the stochastic properties of primes and a walk through an elementary proof of the Prime Number Theorem.”

**BRIEF CONTENTS**

- Preface to the English Edition
- Preface to the French Edition
- Notation and conventions
- 1. Genesis: From Euclid to Chebyshev
- 2. The Riemann Zeta Function
- 3. Stochastic Distribution of Prime Numbers
- 4. An Elementary Proof of the Prime Number Theorem
- 5. The Major Conjectures
- Further Reading

## Details

- SKU:
- 1939
- Author:
- Tenebaum, Gérald and Michel Mendès France
- Publisher:
- American Mathematical Society
- Publish Date:
- 2000
- Format:
- Softcover
- Weight (pounds):
- 0.39
- Dimensions (W”xL”xH”):
- 5.6″x8.5″x0.3″
- ISBN-13:
- 9780821816479
- ISBN-10:
- 0821816470
- Series:
- Student Mathematical Library

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