Excursions in Number Theory

Excursions in Number Theory

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by C. Stanley Ogilvy, John T. Anderson, C. Stanley Cgilvy
     
 

Challenging, accessible mathematical adventures involving prime numbers, number patterns, irrationals and iterations, calculating prodigies, and more. "Splendidly written, well selected and presented collection." — Martin Gardner.
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Overview

Challenging, accessible mathematical adventures involving prime numbers, number patterns, irrationals and iterations, calculating prodigies, and more. "Splendidly written, well selected and presented collection." — Martin Gardner.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780486257785
Publisher:
Dover Publications
Publication date:
11/01/1988
Series:
Dover Books Explaining Science Series
Pages:
168
Sales rank:
709,299
Product dimensions:
5.46(w) x 7.98(h) x 0.45(d)

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Table of Contents

1 The beginnings
2 Number patterns
3 Prime numbers as building blocks
4 Congruence arithmetic
5 Irrationals and iterations
6 Diophantine equations
7 Number curios
8 Prime numbers as leftover scrap
9 Calculating prodigies and prodigious calculations
10 Continued fractions
11 Fibonacci numbers
  Notes
  Index

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