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Department of Mathematics
The City College of New York
160 Convent Avenue
New York, NY 10031

Phone: (212) 650-5346
Fax: (212) 650-6294
math@ccny.cuny.edu

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.

Credits: 4

This is an undergraduate version of Math A6400. You must take the graduate version if you want graduate credit.

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This class is not being offered in Spring 2022.

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