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The Law of Quadratic Reciprocity

  • W. S. Anglin
  • J. Lambek
Part of the Undergraduate Texts in Mathematics book series (UTM)

Abstract

In this chapter we single out a great 19th century mathematician and present one of his most elegant proofs. The reader should be warned, however, that the 19th century was so rich in mathematics that it really deserves a book of its own.

Keywords

19th Century Natural Number Number Theory Fundamental Theorem Short Proof 
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Copyright information

© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1995

Authors and Affiliations

  • W. S. Anglin
    • 1
  • J. Lambek
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Mathematics and StatisticsMcGill UniversityMontrealCanada

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