Tattersall, James T,: Elementary number theory in nine chapters – 2nd edition
Book Number: 0239281
Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 2005. Softcover. Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. Illustrator: diagrammatic. Second Edition. the book is second-hand, but there is no damage to describe, and the book is free of annotation.Quoting from the rear panel –"This book is intended to serve as a one-semester introductory course in number theory. Throughout the book a historical perspective has been adopted and emphasis is given to some of the subject's applied aspects; in particular the field of cryptography is highlighted. At the heart of the book are the major number theoretic accomplishments of Euclid, Fermat, Gauss, Legendre, and Euler, and to fully illustrate the properties of numbers and concepts developed in the text, a wealth of exercises have been included. It is assumed that the reader will have 'pencil in hand' and ready access to a calculator or computer. For students new to number theory, whatever their background, this is a stimulating and entertaining introduction to the subject" Size: Trade Paperback. XII, 430 pages, including bibliography and index.. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: diagrammatic. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1.0. Category: Mathematics; ISBN: 0521615240. ISBN/EAN: 9780521615242. Inventory No: 0239281.