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2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalogue 
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MAT 321 - Number Theory and its Applications

Credit Hours: 3
Prerequisite: MAT 275  or CSC 133 . Introduction to the theory of numbers motivated by applications. Primes and divisibility; the Euclidean algorithm; linear congruences and the Chinese Remainder Theorem; Fermat’s Little Theorem; continued fractions and Farey sequences. Applications to cryptology, computer arithmetic, random number generators and primality testing. Possible additional applications to computer science, physics, communication, music.

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