MATH 058. Number Theory


This course covers the fundamentals of elementary number theory, including divisibility, congruences, and prime numbers.  Topics may include Gaussian integers, sums of squares representations, and quadratic reciprocity.
Alternate years.
Prerequisite: A grade of C or better in MATH 027  or MATH 028   and also in one of MATH 033 , MATH 034 , or MATH 035 ; or permission of the instructor.
Natural sciences and engineering.
1 credit.
Eligible for COGS
Fall 2021. Hsu.
Catalog chapter: Mathematics and Statistics  
Department website: http://www.swarthmore.edu/mathematics-statistics


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