Math 356: Theory of Numbers , Fall 2016

Mathematics is the queen of the sciences and number theory is the queen of mathematics.
    Carl Friedrich Gauss

Text: KennethH. Rosen; Elementary Number Theory and Its Applications (sixth edition); Addison Wesley, 2011 (768 pp.); (ISBN: 0-321-50031-8; ISBN13: 9780321500311)

Lecture: SEC 217 MTh 8:40-10:00 AM

Office Hours: Mondays 10:30-11:30 and Wednesdays 3:30-4:30, Hill 546 Course Syllabus We will cover chapters 1,2,3,4,6,7,9, and 11, with parts of 5, 8, 10, and 13.

Grading Scheme:

Exam I: Monday 10/17/16 in class
Exam II: Tuesday 11/22/16 in class (Thursday schedule)
Final Exam : Monday 12/19/16 8:00-11:00AM SEC-217
Office Hours before Final Exam : Wednesday 12/14/16 3:30-4:30PM, Thursday 12/15/16 11:00-12:00 AM

Homework: There will be weekly written homework assignments, each due at the beginning of lecture on Thursdays. Late homework will not be accepted. You may discuss your homework with other classmates, but the work you hand in must be your own.