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Medgar Evers College
Course Prefix: MTH                                     Course Number: 305                                    
Course Title: Number Theory
Subject: Mathematics
Minimum Credits: 3.0                                     Maximum Credits: 3.0                                     Hours per week: 3.0

COURSE DESCRIPTION:

A course intended to introduce students to classical number theory, including its proof techniques and history. Topics include divisibility, primes and their distribution, congruences, quadratic residues, diophantine equations, continued fractions, and number-theoretic functions.

Prerequisite: Permission of chairperson.
  
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  • 3 class hours.

  
Start Date:    08/31/2003                         End Date: