MAT315H1: Introduction to Number Theory

Hours

36L

Elementary topics in number theory: arithmetic functions; polynomials over the residue classes modulo m, characters on the residue classes modulo m; quadratic reciprocity law, representation of numbers as sums of squares.

Prerequisite
(MAT223H1/MATA23H3/MAT223H5/MAT240H1/MAT240H5, MAT235Y1/MAT235Y5/(MAT232H5, MAT236H5)/(MATB41H3, MATB42H3)/MAT237Y1/(MATB41H3, MATB42H3, MATB43H3)/MAT237Y5, MAT246H1/CSC236H1/CSC240H1)/MAT157Y1/MAT157Y5/MAT247H1/MAT247H5
Distribution Requirements
Science
Breadth Requirements
The Physical and Mathematical Universes (5)