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MATH 4430 Introduction to Number Theory (Fall: 3 )

Course Description

Topics covered include divisibility, unique factorization, congruences, number-theoretic functions, primitive roots, diophantine equations, continued fractions, quadratic residues, and the distribution of primes. An attempt will be made to provide historical background for various problems and to provide examples useful in the secondary school curriculum.


Prerequisites: MATH2216

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Last Updated: 25-Feb-14