Number Theory

The homework exercises and exams will be based on the Course Notes posted below. There is no official textbook for this course. For further reading I recommend John Stillwell's Elements of Number Theory.

Office Hours: Tuesdays 11:00-12:00 and Wednesdays 1:20-2:20.
Course Notes
Item Due Date Information
Homework 1
Wed Feb 1 Peano's Axioms
Friendly Definition of Z
Homework 2
Mon Feb 20 Division With Remainder
Greatest Common Divisor
Euclidean Algorithm
Euclid's Lemma
Linear Diophantine Equations
Homework 3
Fri Mar 10 Equivalence Mod n
Modular Arithmetic
Euler's Totient Theorem
Unique Prime Factorization
Chinese Remainder Theorem
Applications to Cryptography
Midterm Exam: Wednesday March 8, in class