## MATH-UA.248.003 THEORY OF NUMBERS

Fall 2016, Mon, Wed 3:30pm-4:45pm, WWH 905

Office hours : Tue, 4:30pm-6:30pm

Reference: Joseph H. Silverman, A friendly introduction to Number Theory

Topics include: divisibility of integers, gcd, unique factorization, congruences, prime numbers, Fermat's little theorem, arithmetic functions, Chinese remainder theorem, Mersenne primes, Diophantine equations, Pythagorean triples, quadratic reciprocity.

Midterm: Nov, 7

Grades: 0.5 Final+0.3 Midterm+0.2 Homework