By Jean Pierre Serre

Serre's "A direction in mathematics" is a focused, smooth advent to essentially 3 parts of quantity idea, quadratic types, Dirichlet's density theorem, and modular types. the 1st variation used to be rather well accredited and is now one of many best introductory texts at the complex undergraduate or starting graduate point. "...The publication is punctiliously written - particularly greatly self-contained. As used to be the goal of the writer, it really is simply available to graduate or maybe undergraduate scholars, but even the complex mathematician will take pleasure in analyzing it. The final bankruptcy, more challenging for the newbie, is an creation to modern problems." - "American Scientist".

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Problem E 1962. Amer. Math. Monthly 74 (1967), p. 198. b) (n) d(n) ≥ (n) for n odd J. S´andor. On Dedekind’s Arithmetical Function. Seminarul de teoria structurilor. No. 51, Univ. Timi¸soara, 1988, pp. 1–15 (see p. ) c) (n) d(n) ≥ (n) + n − 1 n = 1, 2, 3, . . J. S´andor. As in 1) c), (p. ) Remark. For other inequalities of this type, see also: J. S´andor and R. Sivaramakrishnan. The many facets of Euler’s totient. III. Nieuw Arch. Wiskunde 11 (1993), 97–130. H. M. Wright. An Introduction to the Theory of Numbers.

Wiskunde (3) 25 (1977), 48–53. H. Lehmer. On Euler’s totient function. Bull. Amer. Math. Soc. 38 (1932), 745–751. Remark. In the above paper, Lehmer conjectured that (n) | (n − 1) implies n = prime. This conjecture is still open. 6) Let A = {n ∈ N : n = 2 or p, or 2 p, for p = 2 prime} and B = {n ∈ N : ((n) + 1) | n}. L. L. Segal. A note concerning those n for which (n) + 1 divides n. Fib. Quart. 27 (1989), 285–286. 20 Number of composite n ≤ x with (n) | (n − 1) 1) Let N(x) denote the number of composite n ≤ x for which (n) | (n − 1) Then N (x) = O(x 1/2 (log x)3/4 ) C.

Indian. Acad. Sci. Math. Sci. 97 (1987), 239–245. S. P´etermann. Existence of all the asymptotic th means for certain arithmetical convolutions. Tsukuba J. Math. 12 (1988), 241–248. 24 On n≤x 1) a) n≤x (n) 6 = 2 · x + O((log x)2/3 (log log x)4/3 ) n A. Walfisz. Weylsche Exponentialsummen in der neueren Zahlentheorie. Berlin 1963. b) n≤x (n) n ␣ = C x + O((log x)2/3 (log log x)4/3 ) 0<␣<1 ((n)/n)␣ . Izv. Akad. Nauk Kazah. SSR Ser. I. Il’jasov. An estimate of the remainder term of the sum n≤x Fiz.