Introduction to number theory and its applications. Topics: Euclid’s algorithm, divisibility, prime numbers, congruence of numbers, theorems of Fermat, Euler, Wilson, Lagrange; residues of power, quadratic residues, introduction to binary quadratic forms.
Honors Precalculus with Trigonometry (OM013)
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Prior experience reading and writing mathematical proofs and higher level coursework such as Calculus or Advanced Problem Solving and Proof Techniques (OM050)