MAT-280 Introduction to Proof: Number Theory

Methods of mathematical proof will be introduced using concepts from number theory. Topics may include: axioms for the integers, Euclidean algorithm, Diophantine equations, Fermat's Little Theorem, unique factorization, and primality testing. Prerequisites: MAT-175 or MAT-275 with a minimum grade of C and Sophomore standing or Instructor permission.


1 credit


MAT-175 or MAT-275 must be completed, with a minimum grade of C, along with Sophomore Standing obtained prior to registering for this course.