Math 46400: Number Theory
A first course in algebraic number theory which assumes some abstract algebra. Topics include: unique factorization in the integers and Euclidean domains, structure of the groups Z/mZ and their multiplicative units, quadratic residues and quadratic reciprocity, algebraic number fields, finite fields.
Prerequisites: Grade of C or better in MATH 34700 or departmental permission.
Contact Hours: 4 hr./wk.
This class is not being offered in Fall 2020.