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Fermat

  • Winfried Scharlau
  • Hans Opolka
Part of the Undergraduate Texts in Mathematics book series (UTM)

Abstract

After more than a thousand years of stagnation and decay the rejuvenation and revitalization of western mathematics, particularly algebra and number theory, starts with Leonardo of Pisa, known as Fibonacci (ca. 1180–1250).

Keywords

Natural Number Number Theory Prime Number Important Theorem Elementary Number Theory 
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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1985

Authors and Affiliations

  • Winfried Scharlau
    • 1
  • Hans Opolka
    • 1
  1. 1.Mathematisches InstitutUniversität MünsterMünsterWest Germany

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