2016-2017 Undergraduate Catalog 
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2016-2017 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

MATH 3305 - Introduction to Number Theory

Prerequisites: MATH 1117 MATH 1121 . This course serves as an introduction to the fundamentals of number theory. The topics covered are as follows: axioms for the natural numbers, divisibility, greatest common divisors, Euclidean algorithm, Diophantine equations, prime numbers, fundamental theorem of arithmetic, congruences and Fermat’s little theorem, Euler’s Phi function, Chinese remainder theorem, Pythagorean triples, mathematical induction and recursive algorithms. 3 credits