An Introduction to Number Theory

Paperback | May 30, 1978

byHarold M. Stark

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The majority of students who take courses in number theory are mathematics majors who will not become number theorists. Many of them will, however, teach mathematics at the high school or junior college level, and this book is intended for those students learning to teach, in addition to a careful presentation of the standard material usually taught in a first course in elementary number theory, this book includes a chapter on quadratic fields which the author has designed to make students think about some of the "obvious" concepts they have taken for granted earlier. The book also includes a large number of exercises, many of which are nonstandard.

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The majority of students who take courses in number theory are mathematics majors who will not become number theorists. Many of them will, however, teach mathematics at the high school or junior college level, and this book is intended for those students learning to teach, in addition to a careful presentation of the standard material ...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:360 pages, 9 × 6 × 0.75 inPublished:May 30, 1978Publisher:The MIT Press

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0262690608

ISBN - 13:9780262690607

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...this book will furnish the student, the teacher and the specialist alike with new methods and new insights into number theory. It is a welcome addition to the literature.