Nummer theory

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Nummer theory (or arithmetic[note 1]) is a branch o pure mathematics devoted primarily tae the study o the integers, sometimes cried "The Queen o Mathematics" acause o its foondational place in the discipline. Nummer theorists study prime nummers as well as the properties o objects made oot o integers (e.g., rational nummers) or defined as generalizations o the integers (e.g., algebraic integers).

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  1. Especially in aulder soorces; see twa follaein notes.