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Elements of number theory including an introduction to equations over finite fields [by] Kenneth Ireland [and] Michael I. Rosen. by Kenneth Ireland

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Published by Bogden & Quigley in Tarrytown-on-Hudson, N.Y .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Number theory.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. 157-160.

ContributionsRosen, Michael I.
The Physical Object
Paginationvi, 169 p. ;
Number of Pages169
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21775497M

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