Undergraduate Bulletin 2021 - 2022 
    
    Feb 03, 2023  
Undergraduate Bulletin 2021 - 2022 [ARCHIVED BULLETIN]

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MATH 218 - Elementary Number Theory


A study of the basic results of elementary number theory. Topics include: division algorithm, fundamental theorem of arithmetic, the Euclidean algorithm, linear Diophantine equations, congruence, the Chinese remainder theorem, quadratic reciprocity. Additional topics chosen from Pythagorean triples, Gaussian integers, sums of squares, continued fractions, arithmetic functions, or cryptography.

Credits: 3

Prerequisites Grades of C or better in MATH 150 



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