The branch of mathematics that deals with the properties and relationships of numbers, especially the positive integers.
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- König worked on a wide range of topics in algebra, number theory, geometry, set theory, and analysis.
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- Other topics he worked on include algebraic geometry, number theory and integral equations.
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