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The City College of New York
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Phone: (212) 650-5346
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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

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