MATH 362

Elementary Number Theory

Units: 1.5

Hours: 3-0

Divisibility, primes, congruences, arithmetic functions, primitive roots, quadratic residues, basic representation and decimals, and a selection from the following topics: Pythagorean triples, representation as sums of squares, infinite descent, rational and irrational numbers, distribution of primes.


  • Recommended for students planning to enter a Bachelor degree program in Education with Mathematics teaching area.


  • One of MATH 122, MATH 212, MATH 233C; and
  • 3 units of 200-level MATH or STAT courses.

Undergraduate course in Mathematics offered by the Department of Mathematics and Statistics in the Faculty of Science.

Summer Fall Spring

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