The Integers and Modular Arithmetic

  • Gregory T. Lee
Part of the Springer Undergraduate Mathematics Series book series (SUMS)


In this chapter, we begin with a discussion of mathematical induction. Next, we examine a number of properties of the integers, with an emphasis on divisibility and prime factorization. We conclude by introducing modular arithmetic.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Mathematical SciencesLakehead UniversityThunder BayCanada

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