Math 104C (Number
Theory) - Spring 2013.
Professor: CRISTIAN D.
POPESCU -- Lectures: MWF 9:00-9:50AM, in AP&M B412.
Office Hours: WF 1:00-2:00PM, in AP&M 6256.
Phone: 858-534-6297; E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Teaching Assistant: COREY STONE -- Discussion Sessions: Th 9-9:50AM, in AP&M 5402.
Office Hours: T 2:00-3:00 and Th 10:00-11:00.
Office: AP&M 6414; E-mail: email@example.com
WHAT IS MATH 104C?
This is the third course in a three quarter sequence of undergraduate number theory. In this course we examine topics
from analytic and algebraic number theory and focus on the following
1) number theoretic functions and the distribution of primes; 2) the
arithmetic of rings of algebraic integers and applications to
TEXT William J. LeVeque, Fundamentals of Number Theory; Dover Publ. 1996. You
are expected to read the text BEFORE each lecture.
- Midterm I - Monday, April 22, 9:00am, in AP&M B412. Topics: Sections 6.1 and 6.2.
- Midterm II - Wednesday, May 22,
9:00am, in AP&M B412.
- Final Exam - Wednesday,
8:00-11:00am. Location: AP&M B412. Topics: comprehensive.
No notes, textbooks, calculators
are allowed during exams. No make-up exams will be given and no late
homework will be accepted. Cheating on an exam results in 0 points for
that exam, as well as
further disciplinary action. Please
read very carefully the following ACADEMIC
- Midterms 1+2: 20% each; Final Exam: 40%;
Homework: 20%. The grading will be done on a curve, the median
corresponding to a B-/C+.
Help with mathematical problems:
Help with personal problems which
affect your class work:
- Section: Ask
questions in section --- this is one of the main reasons why sections
- Office Hours: You
are strongly advised to take full advantage of your professor's and
- Classmates: Sometimes
a classmate can help. Sometimes you can learn by working out problems
together with your classmates.
- Talk to the professor or, if appropriate, your