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    Number Theory

    1.How is the set of even numbers less than 100 is without a smallest element?
    2.Please recommend a book to study number theory? Elementary number theory by Kenneth Rosen is not very easy to follow.
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    Re: Number Theory

    For any element in the set, there is a smaller element found by subtracting 2 from it.

    You may like "An Introduction to the Theory of Numbers" by G.H Hardy and E.M Wright.
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