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2017-2018 Catalog

MATH 328 Number Theory

An introduction to the theory of the integers and techniques for their study and application. Topics include primality, modular arithmetic, arithmetic functions, quadratic residues, and diophantine equations.

Prerequisite

MATH 263 or permission of instructor; reading and writing proofs will be a significant part of the course, so MATH 290 could be useful, though it is not a prerequisite.

Offered

Spring semester of odd-numbered years

Instructor

Staff