Topology of Numbers
by Allen Hatcher
Publisher: Cornell University 2014
Number of pages: 122
An introductory textbook on elementary number theory from a geometric point of view, as opposed to the usual strictly algebraic approach. A fair amount of the book is devoted to studying Conway's topographs associated to quadratic forms in two variables.
Home page url
Download or read it online for free here:
by R. D. Carmichael - John Wiley & Sons
The purpose of this book is to give the reader a convenient introduction to the theory of numbers. The treatment throughout is made as brief as is possible consistent with clearness and is confined entirely to fundamental matters.
by Waclaw Sierpinski - ICM
The variety of topics covered here includes divisibility, diophantine equations, prime numbers, the basic arithmetic functions, congruences, the quadratic reciprocity law, expansion of real numbers into decimal fractions, and more.
by Wissam Raji - The Saylor Foundation
These are notes for an undergraduate course in number theory. Proofs of basic theorems are presented in an interesting and comprehensive way that can be read and understood even by non-majors. The exercises broaden the understanding of the concepts.
by Joseph H. Silverman - Pearson Education, Inc.
Introductory undergraduate text designed to entice non-math majors into learning some mathematics, while at the same time teaching them how to think mathematically. The exposition is informal, with a wealth of examples that are analyzed for patterns.