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ERIC Number: EJ900051
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2007-Sep
Pages: 11
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 0
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-0746-8342
Surprising Connections between Partitions and Divisors
Osler, Thomas J.; Hassen, Abdulkadir; Chandrupatla, Tirupathi R.
College Mathematics Journal, v38 n4 p277-287 Sep 2007
The sum of the divisors of a positive integer is one of the most interesting concepts in multiplicative number theory, while the number of ways of expressing a number as a sum is a primary topic in additive number theory. In this article, we describe some of the surprising connections between and similarities of these two concepts.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Higher Education
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Language: English
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