MATH 5336. CONCEPTS AND TECHNIQUES IN NUMBER THEORY. 3 Hours.
Topics include mathematical induction, fundamental theorem or arithmetic, inequalities, special sequences and sums, divisibility properties, greatest common divisor, division and Euclidean algorithm, properties of congruence and Diophantine equations.
Develo p the students’ ability to do independent research and prepare them for more advanced studies in mathematics. Provide advanced training and preparation for professional careers as mathematicians, mathematics teachers, and those employed in engineering, scientific and business fields.