Number Theory?

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thharrimw
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what exactly is number theory i have heard of it but i don't know what it is
 

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Jamil (2nd)
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It is the study of numbers mainly (even only) about integers.
 
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thharrimw
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what it studyed about them and why only even numbers?
 
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CRGreathouse
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Not even numbers, just whole numbers. Jamil meant "mainly, or only, about integers", using "even" in the other sense.
 
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thharrimw
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ok but what about numbers dose number theory study.
 
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CRGreathouse
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Prime numbers, density of integer sequences, divisibility relations between numbers, sumsets, code design, compression, and many other things.
 
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Gib Z
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The properties of the natural numbers =]
 

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