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I want to buy a book on arithmetic and elementary number theory. What are good references? Thank you.

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I'm not sure if it's what you're looking for, but I really like E. Mendelson's Number Systems & the Foundations of Analysis. –  Hunan Rostomyan Oct 27 '13 at 10:39
    
Human No that's not what I'm lloooking for –  HowToLearnMathemagix Oct 27 '13 at 10:43

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I am using Elementary Number Theory by David M. Burton for a course I am teaching. The book is very nice.

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Does it have arithmetic in it? Do I need to work on two BOOOKS one in number theoridad and another in arithmeticidad? –  HowToLearnMathemagix Oct 27 '13 at 11:03
    
No. I think most books that cover elementary number theory (e.g., congruences, theorems of Fermat, Euler, etc.) will assume that you know basic arithmetic. –  anonymous Oct 27 '13 at 11:19
    
So I should work first in arithmetic then ELEMENTARY number THEORY ? Which book is better for beginners in arithmetic??? –  HowToLearnMathemagix Oct 27 '13 at 11:20
    
If you tell us what you have learned so far, then it will be easier to suggest books to go to the next level. –  anonymous Oct 27 '13 at 20:42
    
I have learnt some algebra (equations, slope, quadratic equations...) and some geometry. –  HowToLearnMathemagix Oct 27 '13 at 21:15

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