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A Course in Arithmetic (Graduate Texts in Mathematics)

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A Course in Arithmetic (Graduate Texts in Mathematics)

by Jean Pierre Serre




132 pages
Publisher: Springer; 1 edition (October 10, 1996)
Language: English
ISBN: 0387900403
Format: DJVU
Archive: RAR
Size: 2.56 MB (2,691,918 bytes)
MD5: 326959ebc8e8df7516a61984201c6c5c

And you thought that arithmetic is simple...

Book Description
Serre's A Course in Arithmetic is a concentrated, modern introduction to basically three areas of number theory, quadratic forms, Dirichlet's density theorem, and modular forms. The first edition was very well accepted and is now one of the leading introductory texts on the advanced undergraduate or beginning graduate level.From the reviews: "... The book is carefully written - in particular very much self-contained. As was the intention of the author, it is easily accessible to graduate or even undergraduate students, yet even the advanced mathematician will enjoy reading it. The last chapter, more difficult for the beginner, is an introduction to contemporary problems." American Scientist