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Math 453: Elementary Theory of Numbers

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Sample Syllabus (based on Strayer)

Chapter 1: Divisibility and Factorization (8 hours)

Chapter 2: Congruences (8 hours)

Chapter 3: Arithmetic functions (8 hours)

Chapter 4: Quadratic residues (4 - 6 hours)

Chapter 5: Primitive roots (4 - 6 hours)

Additional Topics (8 - 12 hours):
Selected from Chapters 6 - 8 of Strayer, or other sources. Possible choices include:

Last modified by A.J. Hildebrand; approved by R. Muncaster