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University of New South Wales
The Lazy Mathematician
Sometimes a lazy mathematician can be a good mathematician. In the process we learn about modular arithmetic.
The Life of Prime - Part 1
For thousands of years prime numbers were beautiful, interesting .....but useless. If you understand modular arithmetic explains the mathematics of RSA public code encryption. Additional tags: randal randall hayman rsa code prime primes pure mathematics mathematical stories public key encryption
``The largest number which has ever served any definite purpose in mathematics''
A quote from a famous mathematician. How did the number come about and just how large is the number?