Time and location: TTH 11:00-12:30 RLM 7.124
Instructor: Felipe Voloch (RLM 9.122, ph. 471-2674, e-mail: )
Office Hours: Wednesdays 9:00-11:00.
Textbook: Elementary Number Theory and its applications, fifth edition, Kenneth H. Rosen, Addison-Wesley. We will cover most of chapters 3,4,6 and 9 and bits of a few other chapters.
Tests: Midterms on Thursday, March 1st and Thursday, April, 26th. Final on Wednesday, May, 9th, 2PM to 5PM in CPE 2.204. In registering for this class you are implicitly confirming your availability to take the final at the officially scheduled time.
Homework: I will assign homework on a weekly basis and it will be due at the beginning of the following week, unless otherwise stipulated. Selected problems (not all problems) will be graded. Homework must be neatly done and stapled if more than one page long. Late or sloppy homework will not be graded.
Grades: Course grades will be given based on tests and homework as follows: Best midterm 30% + homework 20% + final exam 50% or both midterms (40% each) + homework 20%. The second option can only be selected by the student before the final, in which case the final will not be taken. Students missing a midterm automatically fall into the first option.