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Author:Ivars Peterson (MathLand)
Description: The simple idea of partitions has developed into a significant branch of number theory. Indeed, "any time the number of ways of writing a number as the sum of other numbers arises, the theory of partitions can't be far off," says number theorist George E. Andrews of Pennsylvania State University. Partitions display intriguing patterns....

Levels: High School (9-12)
Languages: English
Resource Types: Articles
Math Topics: Sequences and Sets

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