This is a course in the elements of the theory of numbers. Topics covered include divisibility, congruences, quadratic reciprocity, Diophantine equations, and a brief introduction to algebraic numbers.
Logical Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning
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|Course Format: Lecture||Grading Mode: Graded|
||Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (COMP)(MATH)(NS&B)
||Past Enrollment Probability: Not Available
|Major Readings: Wesleyan RJ Julia Bookstore
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Students should have completed a 200-level mathematics course.
This course will focus on the creation of formally correct inductive and deductive arguments, and will train students to formulate mathematical theories and descriptions of specific and complex objects.
|Instructor(s): Pollack,David Times: ...W.F. 02:40PM-04:00PM; Location: SCIE137; |
|Total Enrollment Limit: 30||SR major: 0||JR major: 0|| || |
|Seats Available: -1||GRAD: 0||SR non-major: 8||JR non-major: 8||SO: 8||FR: 6|
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