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Solving the Pell Equation (CMS Books in Mathematics) by Michael Jacobson,Hugh Williams

By Michael Jacobson,Hugh Williams

Pell’s Equation is a very easy Diophantine equation that has been identified to mathematicians for over 2000 years. Even this present day learn related to this equation is still very energetic, as should be visible via the book of at the least one hundred fifty articles with regards to this equation over the last decade. even though, only a few smooth books were released on Pell’s Equation, and this can be the 1st to provide a ancient improvement of the equation, in addition to to strengthen the required instruments for fixing the equation.

The authors supply a pleasant creation for complicated undergraduates to the delights of algebraic quantity thought through Pell’s Equation. the single necessities are a simple wisdom of uncomplicated quantity conception and summary algebra. There also are various references and notes in the event you desire to keep on with up on numerous topics.

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