Partition Theory

Are you looking to learn about partition numbers?
First start with chapter 19 of THINKING MATHEMATICS! Volume 2, and then read this essay.
Read this essay first and really go for it!
(Warning: The first half is a sunny charming walk in the park. The second half is a hike along extravagant heights. But, oh, what a view!)

Partitions Essay


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