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|Ivars Peterson (MathLand)|
|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)|
|Math Topics:||Sequences and Sets|
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