Course page for Math 6110, Fall 2019


Course meets MWF from 11-11:50 pm in MATH 220

Instructor: Professor David Grant.
Office hours: M 2:30-3:30, W 12:30-2:30, or by appointment in MATH 303.
Syllabus for course  

Text: K. Ireland and M. Rosen, A Classical Introduction to Modern Number Theory (Springer, 2nd edition)


Daily Schedule, Readings, and Homeworks


Date Section and Topic Read before class Homework
August 26 Organization and introduction
August 28 Unique Factorization in the integers Chapter 1; Sections 1, 2 HW 1 Due on September 9
August 30 Unique factorization in k[x] Chapter 1; Sections 2, 3 Chpt 1: 7, 9, 18, 21, 23, 25, 26, 35-38.
September 4 Unique Factorization in PIDs, Euclidean Domains Chapter 1; Sections 3, 4
September 6 Gaussian and Eisenstein Integers Chpt1; Sect 4. Chpt 2, Sect 1
September 9 Infinitude of Primes Chpt 2; Sections 1, 3 HW 2 due September 18
September 11 Arithmetic Functions Chpt 2, Section 2 Chpt 2; 1, 2, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 12, 15, 21, 26, 27
September 13 Growth of π(x) Chpt 2; Section 4
September 16 Congruences Chpt 3; Sections 1, 2