Spring 2018

Number Theory

Listed in: Mathematics and Statistics, as MATH-250

Formerly listed as: MATH-24


Gregory S. Call (Section 01)
Nathaniel V. Quigley (Section 01)
Dawit Asrat Wachelo (Section 01)


An introduction to the theory of rational integers; divisibility, the unique factorization theorem; congruences, quadratic residues. Selections from the following topics: cryptology; Diophantine equations; asymptotic prime number estimates; continued fractions; algebraic integers. Four class hours per week. Offered in alternate years.

Requisite: MATH 121 or consent of the instructor. Limited to 25 students. Spring semester. Professor Call.

If Overenrolled: Priority to pre-registered students, math majors, and juniors and seniors.


Quantitative Reasoning


2022-23: Not offered
Other years: Offered in Fall 2010, Spring 2017, Spring 2018, Spring 2019, Spring 2020, Spring 2021, Fall 2021