Announcement
Make up class: Sep 27, Sat, 1:30-4:00 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, 3:30-4:15 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, 8:30-9:15 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 2:30pm-4pm 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 2:30-3:30 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
computational exercise
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 10:30-12:00
20%
Midterm 2 Nov 11 Tue 10:30-12:00
20%
Final exam
55%
Useful Links
Previous year's class webpage
Last updated: September 09, 2015 15:45:58