# Number Theory Overview

Number theory is a rich and abstract branch of mathematics which explores the fundamental properties of our number system. Whether you're looking for quick practice problems that strengthen your abstract reasoning skills for Olympiad competition topics, or for advanced, open-ended challenges, we have something here for you. The collection of Brilliant problems and articles is large and growing.

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## The Best of Number Theory on Brilliant

Within number theory, you can learn about wide-ranging topics such as:

## Number Theory Topic Area Map

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Divisibility | Prime Numbers | ||||

Greatest Common Divisor & Lowest Common Multiple | Number Bases | ||||

Factorials | Integer Sequences | ||||

Rational Numbers | Modular Arithmetic | ||||

Quadratic Residues | Linear Diophantine Equations |

## Introductory Number Theory

Brilliant's article collection is expanding to cover every topic you might encounter in any pre-collegiate math program. In most topic areas, we cover the content in much more depth than traditional grade-school standards, with a focus on real understanding instead of memorization.

The most popular introductory Number Theory topics on Brilliant are:

## Theorems and Proofs in Number Theory

Our goal is to be able to challenge any student in the world with math that stretches their skills. Learning definitions and introductory skills is the first part of mastery in number theory, followed by learning and understanding the theorems and proofs central to this topic.

The most popular pages on Brilliant that prove famous theorems in number theory are:

## Competitions, Exams and Olympiads

Whether you're just beginning to study for your first math competition, or if you're a pro aiming for a perfect score, Brilliant is a resource for every trick and topic that you might be looking for. The competitions and exams that Brilliant can help you study for include:

**International Math Competitions**

- IMO
- IMC
- Mathematical Kangaroo

**USA Math Exams and Competitions**

- AIME
- AMC8 / AMC10 / AMC12
- AP Exams (AB Calculus, BC Calculus)
- ARML
- MATHCOUNTS
- MOEMS
- SAT
- USAMO
- USAJMO
- USAMTS

**Indian Math Exams and Competitions**

- RMO
- KVPY
- IIT JEE

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