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Cleveland State University Course Info

Cleveland, Ohio

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MTH 301

Introduction to Number Theory

This course is an introduction to number theory and its applications. Topics covered include divisibility, greatest common divisor and Euclid's algorithm, congruences and the algebra of congruence classes, the theorems of Fermat, and Euler, the Chinese Remainder Theorem, quadratic residues and primitive roots. Applications include cryptography, computer security and coding theory.

Units: 3.0

Prerequisites:
MTH 220 - Introduction to Discrete Mathematics
Min Grade: A