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    DescriptionRecounts the history of prime numbers, (numbers divisible only by one and themselves), which has implications beyond pure mathematics. Euclid, Ramanujan, Odlyzko, and the formation of RSA encryption are discussed, as well as the state of contemporary research on the topic.


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    Title
    The Music of the Primes
    Subtitle
    Searching to Solve the Greatest Mystery in Mathematics
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Marcus du Sautoy
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 335
    Width: 137 mm
    Height: 198 mm
    Thickness: 25 mm
    Weight: 272 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780062064011
    ISBN 10: 0062064010
    Classifications

    BIC E4L: MAT
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: S7.8
    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T Book Type: NF
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 05
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 01
    Ingram Theme: CHRN/20CNTY, CHRN/LATE18
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 26000
    BIC subject category V2: PBX
    B&T General Subject: 710
    BIC subject category V2: PBH
    Ingram Theme: CHRN/21CNTY
    Ingram Subject Code: MA
    Libri: I-MA
    B&T Approval Code: A51050000
    LC subject heading:
    BISAC V2.8: MAT015000
    LC subject heading:
    DC22: 512/.72
    LC subject heading: ,
    DC21: 512.7
    DC22: 512.7
    BISAC V2.8: MAT022000
    LC subject heading:
    LC classification: QA246 .D75 2012
    Thema V1.0: PBX, PBB, PBH
    Edition statement
    Reprint
    Illustrations note
    black & white halftones, figures
    Publisher
    HarperCollins Publishers Inc
    Imprint name
    HarperCollins Publishers
    Publication date
    14 August 2012
    Publication City/Country
    New York, NY
    Review quote
    "This fascinating account, decoding the inscrutable language of the mathematical priesthood, is written like the purest poetry."--Simon Winchester, author of The Professor and the Madman