This course is a friendly introduction to number theory

designed for people who have a strong interest in math

but not necessarily an extensive background in it.

by Joseph H. Silverman

of the book (Ch 1 to around Ch 28), roughly at the pace

of 1 chapter per 1-2 lectures. Click here for more details.

and collect them the following Monday. assignment list .

You are allowed to discuss the homework problems with your

classmates but I expect that the work you turn in mainly

represents your own efforts. I won't accept late H.W.

homework 25%

in-class midterm 1: 25%

in-class midterm 2: 25%

take-home final: 25%