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Prime numbers, friends who give problems : a trialogue with Papa Paulo / Paulo Ribenboim, Queen's University, Canada.

By: Ribenboim, Paulo.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: New Jersey : World Scientific, 2017Description: xiii, 320 pages ; USD 38.00 24 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9789814725804 (hardcover : alk. paper); 9789814725811 (softcover : alk. paper).Subject(s): Numbers, PrimeDDC classification: 512.7/23 Summary: Prime numbers, friends who give problems, is written as a trialogue, with two persons who are interested in prime numbers asking the author, Papa Paulo, intelligent questions. Starting at a very elementary level, the book advances steadily, covering all important topics of the theory of prime numbers, up to the most famous problems. The humorous conversations and the inclusion of a back-story add to the uniqueness of the book. Concepts and results are also explained with great care, making the book accessible to a wide audience. -- Provided by publisher.
List(s) this item appears in: 2017-04-04
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Book Chennai Mathematical Institute
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512.723 RIB (Browse shelf) Available 10096
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Includes indexes.

Prime numbers, friends who give problems, is written as a trialogue, with two persons who are interested in prime numbers asking the author, Papa Paulo, intelligent questions. Starting at a very elementary level, the book advances steadily, covering all important topics of the theory of prime numbers, up to the most famous problems. The humorous conversations and the inclusion of a back-story add to the uniqueness of the book. Concepts and results are also explained with great care, making the book accessible to a wide audience. -- Provided by publisher.