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MAT 320 - Number Theory
Number Theory
Prequisite: MAT 230

This course covers a range of ideas from number theory, starting with the division algorithm, modular arithmetic, and divisibility tests. Further topics include the extended Euclidean algorithm, the Fundamental Theorem of Arithmetic, the Chinese Remainder Theorem, Wilson's Theorem, Fermat's Little Theorem, the Euler phi-function, the existence of primitive roots, the theory of indices, and the study of the group integers mod n. Students will be required to write formal proofs.

3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture

Mathematical Sciences Department

Prerequisites:
Prerequisite MAT 320

General Requirements:
Course or Test: MAT 230
May not be taken concurrently.

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