Oct 16, 2021  
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MATH 522 - Number Theory

Units: 3
Introduction to number theory from the algebraic and/or analytic point of view. Includes some of the following: congruences, finite fields and rings, and quadratic reciprocity; quadratic forms and Diophantine equations; elliptic curves; the Gaussian integers, the Eisenstein integers, and unique factorization in these rings; other quadratic and cyclotomic fields and ideal factorization; and introduction to analytic number theory, primes in arithmetic progressions, and the prime number theorem.

Prerequisite(s): For undergraduate students and enrollment requirement For graduate students: MATH 470  with a grade of C (2.0) or better.



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