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By Gareth A. Jones

An undergraduate-level advent to quantity conception, with the emphasis on absolutely defined proofs and examples. workouts, including their recommendations are built-in into the textual content, and the 1st few chapters think merely easy institution algebra. effortless principles approximately teams and earrings are then used to review teams of devices, quadratic residues and mathematics features with functions to enumeration and cryptography. the ultimate half, appropriate for third-year scholars, makes use of rules from algebra, research, calculus and geometry to review Dirichlet sequence and sums of squares. particularly, the final bankruptcy offers a concise account of Fermat's final Theorem, from its foundation within the old Babylonian and Greek learn of Pythagorean triples to its fresh facts by way of Andrew Wiles.

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