2020-2021 Graduate Catalog

MATH 17618 Number Theory with Applications

This is a standard course in classical number theory. Topics include divisibility, an in-depth study of congruences, with applications to calendar arithmetic; theory of quadratic residues, including quadratic reciprocity; and Diophantine analysis, including nonlinear equations such as Pell's equation. A student who has graduate credit for MATH 17518 or the equivalent cannot receive credit for MATH 17618. (Fall, even year)