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Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2014-2015.
An introductory course on number theory, the branch of algebra that studies the deeper properties of integers and their generalizations. Usually includes most of the following topics: the Euclidean algorithm, continued fractions, Pythagorean triples, Diophantine equations such as Pell's equation, congruences, quadratic reciprocity, binary quadratic forms, Gaussian integers, and factorization in quadratic number fields. May include a brief introduction to Fermat's Last Theorem.
When Offered Fall.
Prerequisites/Corequisites Prerequisite: MATH 2210, MATH 2230, MATH 2310, or MATH 2940.
Distribution Category (MQR)
Regular Academic Session.
Credits and Grading Basis
4 Credits Stdnt Opt(Student Option)
Class Number & Section Details
- MWF Rockefeller Hall 122
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