Weeks

Dates

Sections

Handouts

Homework

Due
Dates

Mandatory

Recommended 
1

Aug 29, 31 
Section 1.1

Numbers
and Sequences

4, 8

117, 21, 22

Sep
7

2

Sep 5, 7

Section 1.2 
Sums
and Products

4, 22

14, 2124

Sep
14 
3

Sep 10, 12, 14 
Section 1.3 
Mathematical
Induction

8, 10, 22

112, 1722

Sep
21 
4

Sep 17, 19, 21 
Section 1.4 
The
Fibonacci Numbers

2, 4, 12

117

Sep 28

Section 1.5 
Divisibility

14, 16, 18, 20, 38

122, 2835, 3643

5

Sep 24, 26

Section 2.1 
Representations
of Integers

4, 6, 10

111

Oct
5

Sep 28

Sections
1.11.5 
MIDTERM
1




6

Oct 1, 3, 5

Section 3.1 
Prime
Numbers

6, 8, 12, 14

116, 26

Oct 12

Section 3.3 
Greatest
Common Divisors

2, 6, 10, 26, 30

132

7

Oct 8, 10, 12 
Section 3.4 
The
Euclidean Algorithm

4

18

Oct
19

Section 3.5 
The
Fundamental Theorem of Arithmetic (part 1)

4, 6, 30, 34, 40,
42, 44, 46, 56

116, 21, 2731, 3448,
50, 56, 58

Oct 26

8

Oct 15, 17

Section 3.5 
The
Fundamental Theorem of Arithmetic (part 2) 
Oct
19

Sections
2.1, 3.13.4 
MIDTERM
2




9

Oct 22, 24, 26 
Section 4.1 
Introduction
to Congruences

2, 4, 12, 28, 30

15, 1215, 2022,
2535

Nov 2

10

Oct 29, 31, Nov 2 
Section 4.2 
Linear
Congruences

2, 8, 12

112, 15

Nov 9

Section 4.3 
The
Chinese Remainder Theorem

4, 6

112

11

Nov 5, 7, 9 
Section 6.1 
Wilson's
Theorem and Fermat's Little Theorem

10, 16, 20, 22, 24

125, 2834, 36,
37, 50, 52

Nov
16

12

Nov 12, 14, 16

Section 6.3 
Euler's
Theorem

4, 6, 8, 10, 12

413

Nov 30

Section 8.1 
Character Ciphers

2, 4, 6, 8, 12

114

13

Nov 19

Section 8.4 
Public
Key Cryptography

2, 6

18

14 
Nov 26, 28,
30 
Section 11.1 
Quadratic
Residues and Nonresidues

2, 4

15

Dec
7

15,
16

Dec
3, 5, 7, 10 
Section 11.2 
The
Law of Quadratic Reciprocity

1

15

Dec
10

17

Dec
13 (Thu), 2:005:00pm

Cumulative

FINAL
EXAM




