### MAT315H1 - INTRODUCTION TO NUMBER THEORY

COURSE OUTLINE
Winter, 2005

Instructor:   Kyu-Hwan Lee, SS5016E, khlee@math.toronto.edu, 978-4328

Textbook:   Joseph H. Silverman: A Friendly Introduction to Number Theory, 2nd edition.

Grading Scheme:   Assignments --- 30%,   Midterm --- 30%,   Final --- 40%.

Office Hour:   Monday 2:00-3:00 p.m. or by appointment

Midterm:   February 21 (Mon) during the class

What to study for exams
90% of the questions will be very similar to exercises of the textbook.

How to Submit Assignments
Each assignment of a week will be collected on Wednesday of the following week before the class begins.

Do you have a claim for your marks?
Every inquiry about marks of assignments and midterm should be made to the TA of the course, Allan Langridge, during his office hour, Friday 9:00-9:30 AM, at SP209. His e-mail address is allan@math.toronto.edu.

Schedule and Assignment Problems
The following is the schedule of the course. The assignment problems will be posted continually as lectures go on.

WEEK 1: Chapters 1-7     Exercises 1.3, 3.3, 5.1, 5.4, 6.2, 7.4

WEEK 2: Chapters 8-11     Exercises 8.3, 9.1, 9.2, 10.2, 11.1, 11.5, 11.9

WEEK 3: Chapters 12-15     Exercises 12.5, 13.1, 14.3, 15.1, 15.2, 15.7

WEEK 4: Chapters 16-19     Exercises 16.3, 17.2, 17.3, 18.1, 18.2, 19.1, 19.2   Lecture slides for chapter 18

WEEK 5: Chapters 20-22     Exercises 20.2, 20.4, 20.6, 20.14, 21.2, 21.4, 22.1

WEEK 6: Chapters 23-24, Review     Exercises 23.1, 23.6, 24.1, 24.2, 24.6

WEEK 7: Midterm, Chapters 25-27     Exercises 25.3, 25.5, 26.1, 26.4

WEEK 8: Chapters 28-30     Exercises 28.3, 29.1, 29.3, 30.3, 30.4

WEEK 9: Chapters 31-33     Exercises 31.1, 32.1, 33.8, 33.9, 33.11

WEEK 10: Chapters 33-34     Exercises 34.2, 34.4, 34.6, 34.8

WEEK 11: Chapters 37-38     Exercises 37.3, 37.4, 38.1, 38.10, 38.11

WEEK 12: Chapters 39-41     Exercises 39.2, 39.10, 40.2, 40.5, 41.2, 41.6

WEEK 13: Chapters 42-45, Review