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number theory
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noun
Mathematics
.
the study of
integers
and their relation to one another.
Also called
theory of numbers
.
Origin:
1910–15
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number theory
—
n
the study of integers, their properties, and the relationship between integers
Collins English Dictionary  Complete & Unabridged 10th Edition
2009 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009
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Main Entry:
number theory
Part of Speech:
n
Definition:
a branch of mathematics involving the study of the properties and relationships of numbers
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