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2011-2012
MATH 209 Number Theory
3 hours

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A study of fundamental concepts in number theory, including divisibility and factorization of integers, linear and quadratic congruences, the quadratic reciprocity theorem, Diophantine equations, number-theoretic functions, and continued fractions. Additional topics may include Euler's theorem and cryptography, perfect numbers and Mersenne primes, Pythagorean triples, and Fermat's Last Theorem.

Prerequisite(s): Grade of "C" or better in MATH 106 Calculus II.