Prof. Richard Blecksmith
Watson Hall 355
email: richard@math.niu.edu
Chapter | Topic |
1 | Math 420 Number Theory Review |
2 | Continued Fractions |
3 | Diophantine Questions |
4 | Polynomials and Primitive Roots |
5 | Quadratic Residues and the Reciprocity Law |
Midterm | 25 % |
Final | 25 % |
In class presentations | 50 % |
Note that numbers preceded by the oound sign # are to be presented in class. Be sure that you understand the theorems and exercises numbered without the pound sign; we can discuss these in class if any one has questions about them.