Math 180A Number Theory, Winter 2014
Lecture: MWF 22:50pm at MSTB124
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Textbook: A Computational Introduction to Number Theory and Algebra (Version 2) by Victor Shoup
This book can be downloaded for free from the internet,
see the link
This course will cover materials in elementary number theory
with an emphasis on algorithms and applications.
The final grade of this course will be based on:

one midterm exam (30%)

one final exam (40%)

homework/quizz (30%)
The exams will consist of problems similar to, but different from the
problems/examples in the book and in the lectures.
Homework Problems
Chapter 1

Section 1.1: 1.11.5,

Section 1.2: 1.10, 1.11, 1.131.17.

(Due Tuesday Janaury 14)

Section 1.3: 1.19, 1.21, 1.24, 1.261.28, 1.31, 1.32.
Chapter 2

Section 2.1: 2.2.

Section 2.2: 2.62.8, 2.10.

(Due Tuesday January 21).

Section 2.3: 2.12.

Section 2.4: 2.14, 2.16, 2.18.

Section 2.5: 2.20, 2.21, 2.22.

(Due Tuesday January 28)

Section 2.6: 2.24, 2.25.

Section 2.7: 2.26, 2.28, 2.29.

(Due Tuesday February 4)

Section 2.8: 2.362.38, 2.40, 2.43, 2.44.

(Due Tuesday February 11)

Midterm: February 12, Wednesday.

Section 2.9: 2.492.53.

(Due Thursday February 20)
Chapter 3

Section 3.4: 3.34, 3.36.

(Due Thursday February 27)
Chapter 4

Section 4.1: 4.1, 4.2, 4.5.

Section 4.2: 4.8.

(Due Thursday March 6)

Section 4.3: 4.13, 4.16.

Section 4.6: 4.19.

(Due Thursday March 13)

Final Exam: Friday March 14
Chaper 12

Section 12.1: 12.1, 12.2.