Theory of Numbers
2017-2018 Undergraduate Bulletin

MATH 411 - Theory of Numbers

Credits: 3

Math 411, Theory of Numbers is an introduction to classical number theory.  This course studies the fundamental properties of the integers and the solution of linear and quadratic equations over the integers.  Topics include prime factorization, congruences, Diophantine equations, the theorems of Fermat and Euler, and quadratic reciprocity.  The course is rich in material useful for the secondary teacher of mathematics.

USI Core 39: Embedded Experience-Writing

Prerequisite(s): MATH 253   and MATH 335 ENG 201 .

Term(s) Offered: Fall

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