- Final exam
review will take place on Friday, April 15, 3-5pm in BA 1200.
- Here are a couple of practice
exams for the Final. I will post solutions to them some time next week.
- The Final will cover all the material covered in the
course thus far. That includes: Induction, prime
factorization, modular arithmetic, Fermat's Theorem, Euler's
Wilson's theorem, RSA encryption, Euclidean algorithm and its
applications, irrational numbers, algebraic numbers,
and periodicity of decimal expressions, complex numbers,
Cardinality Theory, Shroeder-Berenstein Theorem, Constructable numbers,
impossibility of trisecting an angle, doubling a cube and squaring a
- Rules for the test: No
calculators! This means that you may need to memorize
formulas such as the formula for cos(3θ) and for sin and cos of basic
- When writing the test, unlesss specifically instructed
otherwise, you can quote without a proof results proved in class. You
may not quote results from homework without a proof.