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Introduction to modern prime number theory.

T. Estermann

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Published
**1961** by University Press in Cambridge[Eng.] .

Written in English

- Numbers, Prime

**Edition Notes**

Series | Cambridge tracts in mathematics and mathematical physics -- no. 41 |

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Pagination | 74 p. |

Number of Pages | 74 |

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Open Library | OL13581803M |

OCLC/WorldCa | 1427329 |

Number theory is an attractive way to combine deep mathematics with fa- miliar concrete objects and is thus an important course for all mathemat- ics students: for \straight" mathematics majors, for pre-service high school.

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