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number theory

noun, Mathematics.
the study of integers and their relation to one another.
Also called theory of numbers.
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First recorded in 1910-15 Unabridged
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number theory

the study of integers, their properties, and the relationship between integers
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a branch of mathematics involving the study of the properties and relationships of numbers's 21st Century Lexicon
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