# 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 | ||
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Item | Due Date | Information |

Homework 1 Solutions |
Wed Feb 1 |
Peano's Axioms Friendly Definition of Z |

Homework 2 Solutions |
Mon Feb 20 |
Division With Remainder Greatest Common Divisor Euclidean Algorithm Euclid's Lemma Linear Diophantine Equations |

Homework 3 Solutions |
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 Solutions | ||

Homework 4 Solutions |
Fri Apr 14 |
Rational vs Integer Solutions Quadratic Equations are Conic Sections Hermite Reduction of Quadratic Forms Diophantus Chord Method Legendre's Theorem Primitive Roots and Euler's Criterion Quadratic Reciprocity |

Final Exam: Friday April 28, in class |