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The mathematical material covered includes the basics of number theory including unique factorization, congruences, the distribution of primes, and. An irrational number is a number which cannot be expressed as the ratio of two integers. Preface these are the notes of the course mth6128, number theory, which i taught at queen mary, university of london, in the spring semester of 2009. Titu andreescus most popular book is 104 number theory problems. Titu andreescu, gabriel dospinescu continuation of problems from the book.
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