MATH3080  Number Theory  2014/15
Announcement
 Make up class: Sep 27, Sat, 1:304:00 pm LSB C1
 Midterm I has been postponed to Oct 14 Tue
 You don't have to hand in all the HWs. Most likely only 8 (out of 10) HW will be counted.
 Midterm 1 info, review notes and solution to past HWs (same login and password)
 Make up tutorial class (content: tutorial 2): Oct 6, Mon, 3:304:15 pm, LSB 219. If you cannot attend the make up tutorial class due to time clash with other classes, please contact Gary for another make up tutorial class (most likely on Tuesday morning, before the regular tutorial session).
 Another make up tutorial class (content: tutorial 2): Oct 7, Tue, 8:309:15 am, LSB LT6.
 Midterm 2 has been postponed to Nov 11 Tue
 Midterm 2 information Midterm 2 info, review notes and solution to past HWs (same login and password)
 Midterm 2 exercise session: Nov 7 Fri 2:30pm4pm LSB LT5. We will work on some past midterm questions.
 Fnial info: Final review, past papers, sample questions (same login and password)
 Final review: Dec 10 Wed 4pm to 6 pm, L5, Science Center
 Final office hr, Dec 10 Wed 2:00pm to 4pm and probably after 6pm, Dec 11 Tue 1:00pm to 3:00pm
 Computation exercies is posted here
 Final Check Your can check your final exam result on Dec 22 Mon 2:303:30 my office.
General Information
Lecturer

Charles Li
 Office: LSB218
 Tel: 3943 7974
 Email:
Teaching Assistant

Choi Pui Tung, Gary
 Office: LSB222B
 Tel: 3943 7963
 Email:

Du Heng (Grader)
 Office: Room 407B, AB1
 Tel: 3943 3720
 Email:
Time and Venue
 Lecture: Tu 10:30AM  12:15PM, We 2:30PM  3:15PM LSB LT2
 Tutorial: Tu 9:30AM  10:15AM LSB LT2
Textbooks
 Burton, Elementary Number Theory, 7th edition
References
 Niven, Zuckerman, Montgomery, An Introduction to the Theory of Numbers
Lecture Notes
 Lecture 1: Million dollars questions
 Lecture 2: Divisibility, GCD Euclidean algorithm
 Lecture 3: LCM, linear diophantine equation
 Lecture 4: Fundamental theorem and applications
 Lecture 5: Infinitude of primes
 Lecture 6: Modular Arithemtics
 Lecture 7: Modular Arithmetics II
 Lecture 8: Fast modular exponentiation and Primality test
 Lecture 9: public key cryptography
 Lecture 9 Part b: digital signature
 Lecture 10: Modular Arithmetics on polynomials
 Lecture 11: Primitive root I
 Note on wolframalpha.com
 Lecture 12: Primitive root II
 Lecture 13: Primitive root III
 Lecture 14: Quadratic Reciprocity law
Tutorial Notes
Assignments
 HW1
 HW2
 HW3 (due day postponed to Oct 6 Monday)
 HW4 (Due Oct 13 Monday, 2pm, solution will be posted at 2:30)
 HW5(Due Oct 22 Wed 6pm)
 HW6 (Due Oct 29 Wed 5pm)
 HW7 (Due Nov 7 Fri 5pm)
 HW8 (Due Nov 19 Wed 5pm)
 HW9 (Due Nov 26 Wed 5pm)
 HW10 (Duce Dec 3 Wed 5pm)
Quizzes and Exams
Solutions
 HW1 Solution (reference only)
 HW2 Solution (reference only)
 HW3 Solution (reference only)
 HW4 Solution (reference only)
 HW5 Solution (reference only)
 HW6 Solution (reference only)
 HW7 Solution (reference only)
 HW8 Solution (reference only)
 HW9 Solution (reference only)
 HW10 Solution (reference only)
Assessment Scheme
Homework  5%  
Midterm 1 Oct 14 Tue 10:3012:00  20%  
Midterm 2 Nov 11 Tue 10:3012:00  20%  
Final exam  55% 
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