Read e-book online Solving the Pell Equation (CMS Books in Mathematics) PDF

By Michael Jacobson,Hugh Williams

Pell’s Equation is a very easy Diophantine equation that has been recognized to mathematicians for over 2000 years. Even at the present time study regarding this equation is still very lively, as may be visible by means of the book of not less than one hundred fifty articles regarding this equation during the last decade. even though, only a few glossy books were released on Pell’s Equation, and this may be the 1st to offer a ancient improvement of the equation, in addition to to advance the required instruments for fixing the equation.

The authors offer a pleasant creation for complicated undergraduates to the delights of algebraic quantity thought through Pell’s Equation. the single must haves are a simple wisdom of effortless quantity concept and summary algebra. There also are quite a few references and notes in case you desire to persist with up on a number of topics.

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