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Author Marshall, David C.

Title Number theory through inquiry [electronic resource] / David C. Marshall, Edward Odell, Michael Starbird.

Imprint Washington, D.C. : Mathematical Association of America, 2007.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe ProQuest E-Book  Electronic Book    ---  Available
Edition 1st ed.
Description ix, 140 p.
Series MAA textbooks
Note Includes index.
Contents Introduction -- Divide and conquer -- Prime time -- A modular world -- Fermat's Little Theorem and Euler's Theorem -- Public key cryptography -- Polynomial congruences and primitive roots -- The golden rule : quadratic reciprocity -- Pythagorean triples, sums of squares, and Fermat's Last Theorem -- Rationals close to irrationals and the Pell equation -- The search for primes -- Mathematical induction : the domino effect.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Subject Number theory -- Textbooks.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author Odell, E. (Edward)
Starbird, Michael P.
ProQuest (Firm)
ISBN 9780883857519
9780883859834 (e-book)

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