Math 410: Number Theory

Instructor: Hemanshu Kaul

Office: 234B, Engineering 1
Phone: (312) 567-3128
E-mail: kaul [at]

Time: 3:15pm, Tuesday & Thursday.
Place: 103, Engineering 1 Bldg.

Office Hours: 2pm-4pm, Wednesday, walk-ins, and by appointment.
Problem sessions on Mondays at 5:40pm.

Course Information:

The Course Information Handout has extensive description of the course - topics, textbook, student evaluation policy, as well as other relevant information. Read it carefully!

The official course syllabus.

Advice for students
Excellent advice by Doug West on how to write homework solutions in a course like this.
Why do we have to learn proofs?
How to read Mathematics? Basics, More Details.
How to study and learn math.
On a more abstract note, here is a discussion of Language and Grammar of Mathematics - which is what you are learning in a course like this.

Excellent advice for math majors, especially those planning to go on to graduate school, by Terry Tao, 2006 Fields medallist. Required reading.

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