MATH 3320

MATH 3320

Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2020-2021. Courses of Study 2021-2022 is scheduled to publish by July 1.

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, SMR-AS)

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Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  4361MATH 3320  LEC 001

    • MWFTo Be Assigned
    • Aug 26 - Dec 7, 2021
    • Stillman, M

  • Instruction Mode: Planned for In Person
    Students who wish to take MATH 3320 but were unable to pre-enroll or who pre-enrolled but need to change lectures must add themselves to the waiting list (not in Student Center). A link to the waiting list will be available at http://math.cornell.edu/enrollment-guide by noon on August 9th.

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6896MATH 3320  LEC 002

    • MWFTo Be Assigned
    • Aug 26 - Dec 7, 2021
    • Stillman, M

  • Instruction Mode: Planned for In Person
    Students who wish to take MATH 3320 but were unable to pre-enroll or who pre-enrolled but need to change lectures must add themselves to the waiting list (not in Student Center). A link to the waiting list will be available at http://math.cornell.edu/enrollment-guide by noon on August 9th.