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A Friendly Introduction to Number Theory

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A Friendly Introduction to Number Theory
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Publisher: Pearson Education, Inc.
ISBN/ASIN: 0321816196
ISBN-13: 9780321816191
Number of pages: 56

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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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