Abstract

In this thesis I will outline the impact of Pell's equation on various branches of number theory, as well as some of the history. I will also discuss some recently discovered properties of the solutions of Pell's equation.

Degree

MS

College and Department

Physical and Mathematical Sciences; Mathematics

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Date Submitted

2009-07-08

Document Type

Thesis

Handle

http://hdl.lib.byu.edu/1877/etd3013

Keywords

Pell's equation, Quadratic fields

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Mathematics Commons

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