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A beautiful blending of real/complex analysis with number theory. The study involves distribution of prime numbers and other problems and helps giving asymptotic estimates to these.

Analytic number theory concerns the use of analytic methods such as complex function theory, sieves, and Fourier analysis to study problems of arithmetic nature. Many of the central problems concern the asymptotic properties of distinguished sets such as the primes or the integer solutions to simple polynomial equations.

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