# 640:356 - Theory of Numbers

### Rutgers University, Spring 2015

### Anders Buch (asbuch at math dot rutgers period edu)

### TF3, Tuesday and Friday 12:00 - 1:20 PM in BE-250 (LIV)

### NOTE: Office hours are in **Hill 234** from now on.

### Course web site:

`http://sites.math.rutgers.edu/~asbuch/thnum_s15/`

### Text:

Kenneth Rosen, Elementary Number Theory (6th ed., ISBN 13: 978-0-321-50031-1)

Syllabus

### Office Hours:

Tuesday 1:30-2:30 PM and Wednesday 12:30-1:30 PM in Hill 234.

### Grading:

- Midterm 1, Tuesday March 3 in class, 20%
(announcement)
- Midterm 2, Tuesday April 14 in class, 20%
(announcement)
- Final Exam, Thursday May 07, 12:00-3:00 PM in BE-250, 40%
(announcement)
- Weekly Homeworks, 20% total.

### Homework Policy:

1) Late homework is not accepted.

2) It is fine to discuss the problems with others, but writeups must
be individual. If you have received help for solving a problem, then
cite your source(s).

Homework assignments will appear on the course web site.

### Assigned homework sets:

Homework set 1 due February 6 in class.

Homework set 2 due February 13 in class.

Homework set 3 due February 20 in class.

Homework set 4 due February 27 in class.

Practice problems 5. Do not turn in.

Homework set 6 due March 13 in class.

Homework set 7 due March 27 in class.

Homework set 8 due April 7 in class.

Homework set 9 due April 10 in class.

Practice problems 10. Do not turn in.

Homework set 11 due April 28 in class.

Practice problems 12. Do not turn in.