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## The MAA New Mathematical Library 20: Invitation to Number Theory (Softcover)"Number theory has been instrumental in introducing many of the most distinguished mathematicians, past and present, to the charms and mysteries of mathematical research. The purpose of this simple little guide will have been achieved if it should lead some of its readers to appreciate why the properties of numbers can be so fascinating. It would be better still if it would induce you to try to find some number relations of your own; new curiosities devised by young people turn up every year." — From the back cover ## $13.97 |

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**VERY GOOD:** The book is in very good condition, showing very little sign of use or wear. The pages are clean, the binding is tight, and the covers are straight.

## Description

From the back cover: “…you will become familiar with some of the special mathematical concepts and methods used in number theory and will be prepared to embark upon the study of the more advanced books in its rich literature.”

**BRIEF CONTENTS**

- Chapter 1 – Introduction
- Chapter 2 – Primes
- Chapter 3 – Divisors of Numbers
- Chapter 4 – Greatest Common Divisor and Least Common Multiple
- Chapter 5 – The Pythagorean Problem
- Chapter 6 – Numeration Systems
- Chapter 7 – Congruences
- Chapter 8 – Some Applications of Congruences
- Solutions to Selected Problems
- References
- Index

## Details

- SKU:
- 1611
- Subject:
- Mathematics
- Author:
- Ore, Oystein
- Publisher:
- The Mathematical Association of America
- Publish Date:
- (c)1967; Seventh Printing (ND)
- Format:
- Softcover (Trade Paperback)
- Weight (pounds):
- 0.46
- Dimensions (W”xL”xH”):
- 6″x9″x0.3″
- ISBN-13:
- 9780883856208
- ISBN-10:
- 0883856204
- Grade Level:
- Grades 10-12, Grade 10, Grade 11, Grade 12, College
- Series:
- The MAA New Mathematical Library (NML)

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