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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.