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Challenging, accessible mathematical adventures involving prime numbers, number patterns, irrationals and iterations, calculating prodigies, and more. No special training is needed, just high school mathematics and an inquisitive mind. "A splendidly written, well selected and presented collection. I recommend the book unreservedly to all readers." — Martin Gardner.

Table of Contents

1 The beginnings

2 Number patterns

3 Prime numbers as building blocks

4 Congruence arithmetic

5 Irrationals and iterations

6 Diophantine equations

7 Number curios

8 Prime numbers as leftover scrap

9 Calculating prodigies and prodigious calculations

10 Continued fractions

11 Fibonacci numbers

  Notes

  Index

Product Details

ISBN:
9780486257785
Other:
Ogilvy, C. Stanley
Author:
Cgilvy, C. Stanley
Author:
Ogilvy, C. Stanley
Author:
Anderson, John T.
Publisher:
Dover Publications
Location:
New York :
Subject:
General
Subject:
General science
Subject:
Mathematics
Subject:
Number Theory
Subject:
General Science
Subject:
Mathematics-Number Theory
Subject:
theory of numbers
Subject:
math concepts
Subject:
Prime numbers
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series:
Dover Books on Mathematics
Series Volume:
v. 224
Publication Date:
19881131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
192
Dimensions:
8.5 x 5.38 in 0.45 lb

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