﻿ Math 1020 Applied Elementary Number Theory (Fall 2011)
MATH 1020 Applied Elementary Number Theory (Fall 2011)
University of Pittsburgh

 Links o Approximate schedule and course syllabus o Click here for this Fall MAC hours. Our TA is Xiaodan Zhou. What's new! o Review sheet for final exam posted. o Solutions to midterm 2 posted. o Solutions to midterm 1 posted. o HW 10 posted. Due by Friday December 9, 2011 (either hand it in class on Wednesday or slip it under my door by Friday.) This is a bonus homework. Only best 8 out of 10 homeworks will count. So you may not need to hand in HW10 if you have already done fine in the previous homeworks. o HW 9 posted. It is due Wednesday after Thanksgiving. o I corrected some typos I found in solution to a problem in practice problems for midterm 2 (page 2, Problem: find n>0 with phi(n) = 12). o Some practice problems with solutions for midterm 2 posted. o Info sheet for midterm 2 posted. o HW8 posted. It is due on Monday Nov. 7. o HW7 posted. It is due on Wednesday Oct. 26. o HW6 posted. It is due on Wednesday Oct. 19. o Some practice problems for midterm 1 (with solutions) posted. o Solutions to selected homework problems posted. I also updated the info for the midterm 1. o Info about midterm 1 posted. See below. o Homework 5 posted. It is due Wed. Oct. 5. Sorry for delay. 5 days should be enough to finish this homework. I am available throughout the next week if you need help. o Homework 4 posted. It is due Wed. Sep. 28. o Homeworks 2 amd 3 posted. HW2 is due Wed. Sep 14, and HW3 is due Wed. Sep 21. o First homework posted (see below). It is due Monday Sep. 12 in class. The homeworks are usually due on Wednesdays, but since HW1 is posted 2 days late I decided to extend the due date by few days. o Midterm dates, final grade scheme (see below) and MAC hours of our TA (see above) posted. Weekly homework and other online material o Homework 1 o Homework 2 (from Rosen's Elementary number theory and its applications, 6th Ed.) Section 1.4: 8, 34, 40 Section 1.5: 32, 36, 40, 42 (need bionomial expansion for n=5) o Homework 3 Section 2.1: 2, 12, 28 Section 2.2: 8, 14 Section 2.3: 4, 6, 20 o Homework 4 o Homework 5 o Midterm 1 info o Solutions to selected homework problems o Some practice problems (with solutions) for midterm 1 o Homework 6 o Homework 7 o Homework 8 o Midterm 2 info o Some practice problems (with solutions) for midterm 2 o Homework 9 o Homework 10 o Midterm 1 solutions o Midterm 2 solutions o Review sheet for final exam Course Information Text: Elementary Number Theory and Its Applications, Kenneth H. Rosen, 6th edition Time of lectures: Monday-Wednesdays 4:00PM - 5:15PM Location of lectures: A522 Public Health-Crabtree o There will be 2 midterms, one final exam, and weekly homeworks. o Midterm 1: Wednesday October 12 o Midterm 2: Wednesday November 16 o Midterms are during the lectures and 1 hour and 15 min. long. o Final grade is 50% final exam, 20% each midterm and 10% (best 10) homeworks. Instructor's Information Email: kavehk AT pitt.edu Office: Thackeray #424 Office hours: 3:00PM-4:00PM MW or by appointment. You can drop by anytime, I am usually in. Office phone: 412-624-8331