## What is number theory?

“Mathematics is the queen of the sciences and number theory is the queen of mathematics.” - Guass

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# Tag: Number Theory

## Number Theory and Cryptography

## What is number theory?

## 33, 42 and “Sums of Three Cubes”

Let us write 29 as 29 = x³ + y³ + z³, plug in any integers for x, y, z. One set of solutions is 29 = 3³ + 1³ + 1³. Pretty simple and intuitive, right? Similarly, how about 30? Not so much. The only known solution involves ... Read more

“Mathematics is the queen of the sciences and number theory is the queen of mathematics.” - Guass

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