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Number theory is a part of mathematics. It explains what some types of numbers are, what properties they have, and ways that they can be useful.

Topics in number theory are:

Important theorems in number theory are:


A well-known application of number theory is encrypted messaging (encryption). Data compression also makes use of the field.

  • Vinogradov, I.M. (2003) [1954]. Elements of Number Theory (reprint o 1954 ed.). Mineola, NY: Dover Publications.

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