MAT 613 - Theory of Numbers

Overview

Department(s)
Mathematics
Description
Euclid's algorithm and the fundamental theorems on divisibility; prime numbers and congruences; the theorems of Fermat, Euler, and Wilson; quadratic residues and reciprocity law, algebraic numbers, Pythagorian triples, other diophantine equations, Fermat's Last Theorem, Pell's equation and continued fractions, the distribution of prime numbers, and advanced topics.
Typically Offered
Fall, Spring
Academic Career
Graduate

Credits

Minimum Units
4
Maximum Units
4
Academic Progress Units
4
Repeat For Credit
No

Components

Name
Lecture
Hours
4

Requisites

None

Course Schedule

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