Applications to Number Theory OpenCourseWare: A Free Bachelor Level Mathematics Class on Number Theory by MIT

Published Jan 28, 2009

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'Seminar in Analysis: Applications to Number Theory' is a free OpenCourseWare class available for free online from MIT. The course takes a seminar format with a varying central topic from year. This online course's topical focus is on number theory, addressing theorems of prime numbers, integers and infinite series.

Seminar in Analysis: Applications to Number Theory: Course Specifics

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Seminar in Analysis: Applications to Number Theory: Course Description

Dr. Dan Ciubotaru teaches 'Seminar in Analysis: Applications to Number Theory'. The course is intended for undergraduate students who have already had an introductory course in mathematical analysis. 'Applications to Number Theory' uses the methods of mathematical analysis covered in 'Analysis I', another MIT course available for free online. Number theory is an area of mathematics dealing primarily with rational numbers and whole numbers. Topics in this course include Fermat's theorems, analytic proofs, Sterling's formula, Euler's proof and various prime number theorems.

Past projects and papers, information on LaTeX software, homework problems and some readings are available for download. To find out more about this course, visit the applications to number theory course page.

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