MATH 362

Elementary Number Theory

Units: 1.5

Hours: 3-0-0

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.


  • 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 2019 Fall 2019 Spring 2020

Summer timetable available: February 15. Fall and Spring timetables available: May 15.

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