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MAT 246 - Elementary Number Theory

4 credits (Spring)
The course covers divisibility questions among integers, elementary properties of prime numbers, the unique factorization theorem of positive integers, congruences, the Chinese remainder theorem, Fermat’s little theorem, Diophantine equations, and quadratic reciprocity. The course will emphasize proof writing and basic logic.

Prerequisite: MAT 215 .
Note: Plus-2 option available.
Instructor: Staff