MAT315H1: Introduction to Number Theory

Hours: 
36L

Elementary topics in number theory: arithmetic functions; polynomials over the residue classes modulo m, characters on the residue classes modulo m; quadratic reciprocity law, representation of numbers as sums of squares.

Prerequisite: 

(MAT223H1/​MATA23H3/MAT223H5/MAT240H1/​MAT240H5, MAT235Y1/​MAT235Y5/(MATB41H3, MATB42H3)/MAT237Y1/​(MATB41H3, MATB42H3, MATB43H3)/MAT237Y5, MAT246H1/​CSC236H1/​CSC240H1)/MAT157Y1/​MAT157Y5/MAT247H1/​MAT247H5

Distribution Requirements: 
Science
Breadth Requirements: 
The Physical and Mathematical Universes (5)