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An Introduction to the Theory of Numbers (Moser)

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    This book, which presupposes familiarity only with the most elementary concepts of arithmetic (divisibility properties, greatest common divisor, etc.), is an expanded version of a series of lectures for graduate students on elementary number theory. Topics include: Compositions and Partitions; Arithmetic Functions; Distribution of Primes; Irrational Numbers; Congruences; Diophantine Equations; Combinatorial Number Theory; and Geometry of Numbers. Three sections of problems (which include exercises as well as unsolved problems) complete the text.


    An Introduction to the Theory of Numbers (Moser) is shared under a CC BY 4.0 license and was authored, remixed, and/or curated by Leo Moser via source content that was edited to conform to the style and standards of the LibreTexts platform; a detailed edit history is available upon request.