Number theory book

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hi
i want know about a good number theory (NT) book for self study. i haven't studied NT before. so what would be a good book for me?
should i start with ogilvy's book? what about hardy?

thanks to anyone who can help.
 

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I liked Hardy and Wright, its a good and popular book.
 
  • #3
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thanks robert.
anyone else has anything else to offer???
 
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Elementary Number Theory (Jones & Jones)
Fundamentals of Number Theory (LeVeque)
 
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devious_ said:
Elementary Number Theory (Jones & Jones)
Fundamentals of Number Theory (LeVeque)

thanks devious_
are those books good for self study? i haven't done number theory before. i wanted to study it myself. so before i buy any books i need to know if they are good for a beginner like me.
thanks again.
 
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Yes they are. The first one has full solutions to all its exercises at the back.
 
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Well... I have Elementry Number Theory by Burton, but I Think the book could have been done better.
 

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