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Elementary Number Theory

Math 17500, Section 30

Autumn Quarter 2008

John Boller

### Course Information

Math 17500 is a course in Elementary Number Theory. The pre-requisites
are either Math 16300 or Math 19900. This quarter, we are offering the
course as an Inquiry Based Learning (IBL) class. In this manner of
running a class, the students present the bulk of the material during
class, as prepared based on the "scripts" of definitions and theorems
that are to be found below.
For those using LaTeX to type up homework and journals, here is the
custom.sty file.

Here is the polished
Divisibility script
with the
script1.tex file.
The journal on this script is due on October 21.

Here is the polished
Primes script
with the
script2.tex file. The journal on this script is due on November 6.

Here is the polished
Congruence script with the
script3.tex file. The journal on this script is due on December 2.
(You do not need to write up 20-24.)

Here are the associated
Algebra definitions.

Here is the second version of the
Quadratic Reciprocity script with the
script4.tex file.

Here is
homework1, which is due Tuesday, October 14, in class.

Here is
homework2, which is due Tuesday, October 28, in class.

Here is
homework3, which is due Tuesday, November 4, in class.

Here is
homework4, which is due Tuesday, November 18, in class.

Here is
homework5, which is due Tuesday, November 25, in class.

Emily Riehl is the College Fellow for the course.

She will
hold a review session on Tuesdays from 8-9 in Eckhart 203

She will also have office hours on Mondays from 2-4 in her office,
Math-Stat 302.

My office is Ryerson 354, and
you can also e-mail me at:
boller@math.uchicago.edu

Office Hours: Mon. 12-1 and 4-5, Tues. 12-1 and 2-4, Weds. 2-3:30,
and Thurs. 12-1 and 2-4.