Sixth Edition
G. H. Hardy and E. M. Wright
Edited by Roger Heath-Brown, Joseph Silverman, and Andrew Wiles
31 July 2008
ISBN: 9780199219865
656 pages
Paperback
234x156mm
In Stock
Price: £46.49The sixth edition of the classic undergraduate text in elementary number theory includes a new chapter on elliptic curves and their role in the proof of Fermat's Last Theorem, a foreword by Andrew Wiles and extensively revised and updated end-of-chapter notes.
The sixth edition of the classic undergraduate text in elementary number theory includes a new chapter on elliptic curves and their role in the proof of Fermat's Last Theorem, a foreword by Andrew Wiles and extensively revised and updated end-of-chapter notes.
New to this edition
G. H. Hardy, Formerly of the University of Cambridge, and E. M. Wright, Formerly of the University of Aberdeen
Edited by Roger Heath-Brown, Professor of Pure Mathematics, Oxford University, Joseph Silverman, and Andrew WilesReview from previous edition Mathematicians of all kinds will find the book pleasant and stimulating reading, and even experts on the theory of numbers will find that the authors have something new to say on many of the topics they have selected... Each chapter is a model of clear exposition, and the notes at the ends of the chapters, with the references and suggestions for further reading, are invaluable. - Nature
This fascinating book... gives a full, vivid and exciting account of its subject, as far as this can be done without using too much advanced theory. - Mathematical Gazette
...an important reference work... which is certain to continue its long and successful life... - Mathematical Reviews
...remains invaluable as a first course on the subject, and as a source of food for thought for anyone wishing to strike out on his own. - Matyc Journal
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