Excursions in Number Theory

Excursions in Number Theory

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

ISBN-10: 0486257789

ISBN-13: 9780486257785

Pub. Date: 11/01/1988

Publisher: Dover Publications

Challenging, accessible mathematical adventures involving prime numbers, number patterns, irrationals and iterations, calculating prodigies, and more. No special training is needed, just high school mathematics and an inquisitive mind. "A splendidly written, well selected and presented collection. I recommend the book unreservedly to all readers." — Martin

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Challenging, accessible mathematical adventures involving prime numbers, number patterns, irrationals and iterations, calculating prodigies, and more. No special training is needed, just high school mathematics and an inquisitive mind. "A splendidly written, well selected and presented collection. I recommend the book unreservedly to all readers." — 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:
595,088
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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Excursions in Number Theory 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
Guest More than 1 year ago
This is definitely a really great book. It has all kinds of interesting points in it. It has things I would have never thought of before. This is a book that really makes you think. I love math.