A Friendly Introduction to Number Theory
by Joseph H. Silverman
Publisher: Pearson Education, Inc. 2012
Number of pages: 56
An 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 numerical examples that are analyzed for patterns and used to make conjectures.
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