## An Introduction to the Theory of NumbersThe Fifth Edition of one of the standard works on number theory, written by internationally-recognized mathematicians. Chapters are relatively self-contained for greater flexibility. New features include expanded treatment of the binomial theorem, techniques of numerical calculation and a section on public key cryptography. Contains an outstanding set of problems. |

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### Contents

Appendices 482 | 1 |

Congruences | 47 |

Quadratic Reciprocity and Quadratic Forms | 131 |

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An Introduction to the Theory of Numbers Ivan Niven,Herbert S. Zuckerman,Hugh L. Montgomery No preview available - 1991 |

An Introduction to the Theory of Numbers Ivan Niven,Herbert S. Zuckerman,Hugh L. Montgomery No preview available - 1991 |

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