A historical survey of the fundamental theorem of arithmetic

Agargun A. G. , Ozkan E. M.

HISTORIA MATHEMATICA, vol.28, pp.207-214, 2001 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 28
  • Publication Date: 2001
  • Doi Number: 10.1006/hmat.2001.2318
  • Title of Journal : HISTORIA MATHEMATICA
  • Page Numbers: pp.207-214


The purpose of this article is a comprehensive survey of the history of the Fundamental Theorem of Arithmetic. To this aim we investigate the main steps during the period from Euclid to Gauss. (C) 2001 Acidemic Press.