# Mathematics 356: Theory of Numbers

### Rutgers University, Fall 2010

### Anders Buch (asbuch at math dot rutgers period edu)

### MTh 10:20 - 11:40 am in SEC 218

## Midterm information

### Text:

Kenneth H. Rosen, Elementary Number Theory and Its Application
(6th edition), Addison Wesley.
### Office Hours:

Tuesday 1:00-2:00 and Thursday 11:40-12:40 in Hill Center 234.
### Grading:

- Midterm, Monday October 18 in class, 30%
- Final exam, Thursday December 23, 8-11 am in SEC-218: 50%
- Weekly Homeworks, 20% total.

### Homework Policy:

1) Late homework is not accepted. (Homework sets are due in class on
Thursdays.)

2) It is fine to discuss the problems with others, but writeups must
be individual. If you have received help for solving a problem, then
cite your source(s).

### Assigned homework sets:

Homework set 1 due September 16 in class.

Homework set 2 due September 23 in class.

Homework set 3 due September 30 in class.

Homework set 4 due October 7 in class.

Homework set 5 due October 14 in class.

Homework set 6 due October 28 in class.

Homework set 7 due November 4 in class.

Homework set 8 due November 11 in class.

Homework set 9 due MONDAY November 29 in class.

Homework set 10 due December 9 in class.

Practice problems (will not be graded.)

### Syllabus:

1.2, 1.3, 1.4

2.1, 2.2, 2.3

3.1, 3.2, 3.3, 3.4, 3.5, 3.7

4.1, 4.2, 4.3, 4.4, 4.6

5.1

6.1, 6.2, 6.3

7.1, 7.2, 7.3, 7,4

9.1, 9.2

11.1