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|MAT 320 - 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
Schedule Types: Lecture
Mathematical Sciences Department