# Number Theory A Lively Introduction with Proofs, Applications, and Stories

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Description: Business professionals and engineers who need to gain a better understanding of mathematical reasoning will turn to Number Theory. This new book provides them with a rigorous yet accessible introduction to elementary number theory along with its More...

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List price: $164.99

Copyright year: 2010

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Limited

Publication date: 3/19/2010

Binding: Hardcover

Pages: 784

Size: 7.50" wide x 9.25" long x 1.25" tall

Weight: 4.378

Language: English

Business professionals and engineers who need to gain a better understanding of mathematical reasoning will turn to Number Theory. This new book provides them with a rigorous yet accessible introduction to elementary number theory along with its relevant application. Every chapter includes a math myth, which is a fictional story that introduces an important number theory topic in a friendly, inviting manner. Many of the exercise sets include in-depth explorations, in which a series of exercises develop a topic that is related to the material in the section. Several theorems are preceded by Numerical Proof Previews, which are numerical examples that will help give business professionals and engineers a concrete understanding of both the statements of the theorems and the ideas behind their proofs, before formalizing the statement and proof in more abstract terms.