Course Title:
Number Theory

Course Description:

Topics include: Distribution of primes, representations of integers, Fibonacci Numbers, Divisibility, Euclidean algorithm, Mersenne Primes, Fundamental Theorem of Arithmetic, Number-theoretic functions, Diophantine Equations, Congruences, the Chinese Remainder Theorem, Perfect Numbers, Pythagorean Triples, continued fractions, Gaussian Integers, Euler's Theorem, Fermat's Little Theorem, and Wilson's Theorem. (Prerequisite: Placement through appropriate college placement test or passed MAC 2312/2312L with grade "C" or better or permission of chairperson). This course will help satisfy the graduation requirements of the Associate of Arts (A.A.) degree. FA

Topics include: Distribution of primes, representations of integers, Fibonacci Numbers, Divisibility, Euclidean algorithm, Mersenne Primes, Fundamental Theorem of Arithmetic, Number-theoretic functions, Diophantine Equations, Congruences, the Chinese Remainder Theorem, Perfect Numbers, Pythagorean Triples, continued fractions, Gaussian Integers, Euler's Theorem, Fermat's Little Theorem, and Wilson's Theorem. (Prerequisite: Placement through appropriate college placement test or passed MAC 2312/2312L with grade "C" or better or permission of chairperson). This course will help satisfy the graduation requirements of the Associate of Arts (A.A.) degree. FA

Pre-Reqs: MAC2312 AND MAC2312L