Math 105 (Basic Number Theory)
Contact information
 Instructor: Aaron Pollack; apollack@ucsd.edu
 TA: Finley McGlade fmcglade@ucsd.edu
Office hours
 Pollack: Thursdays 11am1pm
 McGlade: Fridays 2pm4pm
Lecture Topics
Recorded lectures can be found on Canvas

Monday 3 January: Introduction to course (Chapter 1.1, 1.2) Lecture 1

Wednesday 5 Janurary: Introduction to course; the Euclidean algorithm (Chapter 2.1) Lecture 2

Friday 7 Janurary: Euclidean algorithm and gcds(Chapter 2.1) Lecture 3

Monday 10 Janurary: Gcds and unique factorization (Chapter 2.1, Chapter 2.2) Lecture 4

Wednesday 12 Janurary: Applications of unique factorization; multiplicative functions (Chapter 2.3, 2.4) Lecture 5

Friday 14 Janurary: Multiplicative functions; linear diophantine equations (Chapter 2.4, 2.5) Lecture 6
Homework Assignments
Homework is due by 10:00pm Pacific time on Gradescope on the days listed below
 Friday January 14th Homework 1
 Friday January 21st Homework 2
 Friday January 28th (homework will be light as this is also an exam day)
 Friday February 4th
 Friday February 11th
 Friday February 18th
 Friday February 25rd (homework will be light as this is also an exam day)
 Friday March 4th
 Friday March 11th
Exams
 Exam 1: Friday January 28th
 Exam 2: Friday February 25th
 Final Exam: Friday March 18th