number theory


noun Mathematics.

the study of integers and their relation to one another.

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Also called theory of numbers.

Origin of number theory

First recorded in 1910–15
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British Dictionary definitions for number theory

number theory

noun

the study of integers, their properties, and the relationship between integers
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