TuTh 2:30 - 3:50pm Physics P112

**Instructor:** Ljudmila Kamenova
**Office:** Math Tower 3-115

**Office hours:** Wed 11 am - 12 noon in the MLC, Wed 1:30 - 3:30 pm
in Math 3-115

**Grader:** Dingxin Zhang (dzhang at math dot sunysb dot edu)

**Grader's office hours:** Mon 3-4 pm in Math 2-114, Mon 4-6 pm in the MLC

The Instructor may be reached by e-mail at
kamenova@math.sunysb.edu.

**Course Description:**
Congruences, quadratic residues, quadratic forms, continued fractions,
Diophantine equations, number-theoretical functions, and properties of
prime numbers.

HW **1** (due on Feb 6): Section 1.2. Problems 15 and 32;
Section 1.3. Problems 11 and 31.

HW **2** (due on Feb 18): Section 2.1. Problems 10, 34 and 38;
Section 2.2. Problem 11.

HW **3** (due on Feb 25): Section 2.3. Problems 3, 14 and 25;
Section 2.6. Problem 3.

HW **4** (due on March 4): Section 2.8. Problems 7, 9, 12 and 19.

Midterm 1: Thursday, March 6, in class.

HW **5** (due on March 13): Section 3.1. Problems 4 and 10; Section 3.2.
Problems 1 and 2.

HW **6** (due on March 27): Section 3.4. Problems 7 and 8; Section 3.5.
Problems 1 and 3.

HW **7** (due on April 3): Section 4.2. Problems 1 and 5; Section 4.3.
Problems 2 and 7.

HW **8** (due on April 10): Section 4.5. Problem 2; Section 5.1.
Problem 2; Section 5.2. Problem 1; Section 5.3. Problem 11; Section 5.4.
Problem 1.

Midterm 2: Thursday, April 17, in class.

HW **9** (due on April 24): Section 7.1. Problem 1; Section 7.2.
Problem 1; Section 7.3. Problem 3; Section 7.7. Problem 2.

HW **10** (due on May 1): Section 9.1. Problems 6 and 7; Section 9.2.
Problems 1 and 2.

Final exam on 5/19, 11:15am - 1:45pm.

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