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The Music of the Primes: Why An Unsolved Problem in Mathematics Matter

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Recounts the history of prime numbers, (numbers divisible only by one and themselves), which has implications beyond pure mathematics. Euclid, Ramanujan, Odlyzko, and the formation of RSA encryption are discussed, as well as the state of contemporary research on the topic. Originally published: London: Fourth Estate, 2003.
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Recounts the history of prime numbers, (numbers divisible only by one and themselves), which has implications beyond pure mathematics. Euclid, Ramanujan, Odlyzko, and the formation of RSA encryption are discussed, as well as the state of contemporary research on the topic. *Forward lean.*

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Author Marcus Du Sautoy
Publisher HarperCollins
Place London
Year 2004
ISBN 9781841155807
Binding Paperback
Condition Good
Comments Forward lean.

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