• Lindsay N. Childs
Part of the Undergraduate Texts in Mathematics book series (UTM)


This chapter describes the method of proof by induction, in several versions, and includes some useful examples, notably the division theorem. The division theorem, in turn, is used to develop representations of numbers in various bases.


Natural Number Prime Number Common Multiple Decimal System Division Theorem 
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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1995

Authors and Affiliations

  • Lindsay N. Childs
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  1. 1.Department of MathematicsSUNY at AlbanyAlbanyUSA

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