MATH 3320

MATH 3320

Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2019-2020.

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-AS)

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Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  5588MATH 3320  LEC 001

  • Students unable to pre-enroll must add themselves to the waiting list (not in Student Center) during the add period. More information will be posted in August here - http://math.cornell.edu/enrollment-guide - and a link to the waiting list will be added when add/drop starts in August. Any student unable to pre-enroll should be actively considering other options.

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  8298MATH 3320  LEC 002

  • Students unable to pre-enroll must add themselves to the waiting list (not in Student Center) during the add period. More information will be posted in August here - http://math.cornell.edu/enrollment-guide - and a link to the waiting list will be added when add/drop starts in August. Any student unable to pre-enroll should be actively considering other options.