MAT 316 Theory of Numbers

Study of problems concerning numbers and the properties of numbers such as divisibility, continued fractions, and congruences. Fermat's and Euler's theorems, quadratic residues and reciprocity law, elementary diophantine analysis, and introduction to algebraic numbers. Computer applications involving testing for primality and topics from coding theory. 

Credits:

4

Hours

4

Requirement Designation

Regular Liberal Arts

Offered

Fall-Spring

Prerequisite

MAT 226 or Departmental permission.