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#### SOAR 2000

Mathematical Sciences Summer Camp

S*ummer* __O__*pportunity*
*in* __A__*pplied* __R__*esearch*

# Book
List

*Please note that the books listed below are strictly for
reference. You are ***NOT** required to purchase any of them!

**NUMBER THEORY TEXTBOOKS**

"Elementary Number Theory", Burton (McGraw--Hill)

"Elementary Number Theory", Dudley (W. H. Freeman and Company)

"Elementary Number Theory", Vanden Eynden (McGraw--Hill)

"Elementary Number Theory and its Applications", Rosen (Addison--Wesley)

"A Friendly Introduction to Number Theory", Silverman (Prentice--Hall)

"An Introduction to the Theory of Numbers", Niven/Zuckerman/Montgomery (Wiley)

"Number Theory with Applications", Anderson/Bell (Prentice--Hall)

**IF YOU DIDN'T HAVE ENOUGH PROBLEMS...**

"Which Way Did the Bicycle Go? and Other Intriguing Mathematical

Mysteries", Joseph D. E. Konhauser, Dan Velleman, and Stan Wagon

"After Math", Ed Barbeau

Macalester College Problem of the Week (http://forum.swarthmore.edu/wagon/)

"Unsolved Problems in Number Theory", Richard K. Guy

"Satan, Cantor, and Infinity", Raymond Smullyan

**GENERALLY GOOD READING**

"Mathematical Fallacies, Flaws, and Flimflam", Ed Barbeau

"Power Play", Ed Barbeau

"A Mathematical Mosaic", Ravi Vakil

"The Book of Numbers", John H. Conway and Richard K. Guy

"The Queen of Mathematics", Goldman

Ian Stewart's column in Scientific American (current)

Martin Gardner's column in Scientific American (past)

"The Code Book", Simon Singh

"Fermat's Enigma", Simon Singh

"Winning Ways for your Mathematical Plays" (volumes I and II), Elwyn

R. Berlekamp, John H. Conway, and Richard K. Guy

"Flatland", Abbott

"My Brain is Open", Bruce Schechter

"The Man who Loved Only Numbers", Paul Hoffman

"Godel, Escher, Bach: An Eternal Golden Braid", Douglas R. Hofstadter

"The Queen of Mathematics", Jay R. Goldman

**EVEN
MORE BOOKS TO READ!**

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