This book is intended for an introductory course in number theory, primarily taken by mathematics majors. The author wrote the text with four main goals in mind. He wrote a book that is both easy to read and easy to teach from. The author also aims to ease students into using proofs, and to develop a self-confidence in mathematics surrounding the difficulty of mathematical proof. Although the main users of this text will be mathematics students, a large audience could easily use the book.
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Titles of related interest from Waveland Press: Long, Elementary Introduction to Number Theory, Third Edition (ISBN 9780881338362) and Strayer, Elementary Number Theory (ISBN 9781577662242).From the Back Cover:
"The book is excellent. There is a good mix of routine and more challenging problems. The exposition is very good, too. Students found the book very user-friendly." -- Phillip Lestmann, Bryan College
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Book Description McGraw-Hill Europe, 2001. Hardcover. Book Condition: Good. Item may show signs of shelf wear. Pages may include limited notes and highlighting. Includes supplemental or companion materials if applicable. Access codes may or may not work. Connecting readers since 1972. Customer service is our top priority. Bookseller Inventory # mon0000757810