# MATH 364: Number Theory

- Description
- A course in elementary number theory with emphasis upon the interrelation of number theory and algebraic structures: review of unique factorization and congruences, the ring of integers modulo n and its units, Fermat's little theorem, Euler's function, Wilson's theorem, Chinese remainder theorem, finite fields, quadratic reciprocity, Gaussian integers, and the Fermat theorem on primes congruent to one modulo four.
- Credit units
- 3
- Term description
- 1(3L)
- College
- Arts and Science
- Department
- Mathematics and Statistics
- Prerequisite(s)
- One of MATH 100, 104 (formerly 101), 110, 121, 123, 125, or STAT 103.
- Note:
- Recommended for teachers of mathematics. May not be included in the courses required in C4 or C6 for Honours Programs in Applied Mathematics, Mathematical Physics, Mathematics or Statistics.