It's been some time that I've been studying abstract algebra and now I'm trying to solve baby Herstein's problems, the thing I have noticed is that many of the exercises are related to number theory in someway and solving them needs a previous knowledge or a background of elementary number theory. Do I need to study naive number theory before I start solving 'Harder' Problems of Herstein? I think Easier and Middle-Level problems can be solved by reading only the book itself, but what about harder problems?(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

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# Does one need to know elementary number theory to study Abstract Algebra?

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