Math 180A Number Theory, Winter 2016
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 Thursday January 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 Thursday 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 Thursday January 28)

Section 2.6: 2.24, 2.25.

Section 2.7: 2.26, 2.28, 2.29.

(Due Thursday February 4)

Section 2.8: 2.362.38, 2.40, 2.43, 2.44.

(Due Thursday February 11)
Midterm: February 5.
Chapter 3

Section 3.4: 3.34, 3.36.

(Due Thursday Fdebruary 18)
Chapter 4

Section 4.1: 4.1, 4.2, 4.5.

Section 4.2: 4.8.

(Due Thursday February 25)

Section 4.3: 4.13, 4.16.

Section 4.6: 4.19.

(Due Thursday March 3)
Chaper 12

Section 12.1: 12.1, 12.2, 12.3.

Final Exam: March 11 (Friday)