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Syllabus (UTA) Math 3307 Spring 2013 Elementary Number Theory

2. Instructor Information 2.1. Email. davidsmith@uta.edu 2.2. Office. Pickard Hall 443 2.3. Office Hours. Tuesdays and Thursdays from 8:30 to 9:30 a.m. Please have your questions prepared before you arrive in my office. If you are not able to see me at that time, please send an email to me to schedule an appointment. 2.4. Office Phone. 817-272-7203 2.5. Webpage.
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4.1. Classroom Performance. Attendance is required. You are expected to be on time for all class meetings. You are responsible for any and all announcements I make in class. You are responsible for any material missed during missed classes. 4.2. Quizzes. Late quizzes will not be accepted, I drop your lowest quiz grade. 4.3. Exams. You are expected to review all quizzes, homework assignments, textbook reading notes, class lecture notes, and previous exams before taking an exam. Every exam will be cumulative. Your work on the exams will be graded on correctness, completeness, and clarity. Exams during the semester will measure your progress in mastering the learning outcomes. 4.4. Grade Components. • • • • Quiz Average is 20% of final grade. Exam 1 is 25% of final grade. Exam 2 is 25% of final grade. Final Exam is 30% of final grade.

3. Course Information 3.1. Course Name. Math 3307, Elementary Number Theory 3.2. Section Number. Section 001 3.3. Course Location. University of Texas at Arlington, Pickard Hall. Room 113 3.4. Course Meeting Times. MoWe 5:30PM 6:50PM 3.5. Prerequisites. 2.0 or better in nine hours of college mathematics. 3.6. Required Texts. Elementary Number Theory and Its Applications, 6th Edition, by Kenneth Rosen. 3.7. Course Content. Various topics in elementary number theory. Divisibility, congruences, quadratic reciprocity, and multiplicative functions. 3.8. Learning Outcomes. Upon completion of Number Theory students should be able to: (1) Prove statements and solve problems involving divisibility, prime numbers and the Euclidean Algorithm; (2) Solve linear Diophantine equations and various types of congruence problems, and use the theory of congruence in applications; (3) Apply properties of multiplicative functions such as the Euler phi-function and quadratic residues. 3.9. Calculator Policy. No calculators allowed. 4. Student Evaluation I anticipate that a student passing this course will spend at least 10 focused hours each week outside the classroom.
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4.5. Grading Scale. A cumulative score of 90% or above guarantees an A, 80% or above, at least a B, 70% or above, at least a C, and 60% or above, at least a D. 4.6. Make-up Policy. If you have a conflict with the exam dates, you must contact me no later than Census Date, by email. Do not assume that your e-mail has been received if there is no response from me. There is no makeup for a quiz. 4.7. Drop Policy. Any student who drops the course on or before the Drop Date will receive a W. Students must contact an advisor in their major in order to drop a course. 5. Student Information 5.1. Email. You should have an activated MyMav account and check it regularly during the semester. You are responsible for all the information I will be sending out to your MyMav account and the announcements I make on my Web Page. It is to this official address that the University will send e-mail communications. Students are expected to check their official e-mail account on a frequent and consistent basis to stay current with University communications. The University recommends checking e-mail daily in recognition that certain communications may be time-critical.

6. 28. 8. 18. Student Disruption. May 6. 20.2. 16. engagement in conduct. 6. 8.2: 1.2. advising and mentoring. 7. 4. collusion. 14.” (Regents Rules and Regulations.1: 2. 8. Student Support Services Available. 27. 5. 3. reference Public Law 93112 The Rehabilitation Act of 1973 as amended. 18. The University of Texas at Arlington provides a variety of resources and programs designed to help students develop academic skills. 8. If you are dropped from this class for non-payment of tuition. 37. 30. 24. to make sure you are appropriately accommodated. 15. 12. 10. 30 (6) §3. 11. 6. First Day of Classes January 30. 18. 29. 5.edu/catalog/content/ general/academic_regulations. 4. 2. you may secure an Enrollment Loan through the Bursar’s Office. 17.edu/resources for more information. 32. 22. Assignment Sheet (1) §1. 39. 5. 23. 2. major-based learning centers. 15. 7. 4. 8 (16) §6. 13. 34. any act designed to give unfair advantage to a student or the attempt to commit such acts.2: 2. I am required by law to provide ”reasonable accommodation” to students with disabilities. or interfere with. 4. 28.1: 2.uta.3: 2.22) 5. 4. 8. and federally funded programs. 5:30 . 13. 28. These policies are described in detail in the University catalog and can also be founded online at http://wweb. Census Date Monday. 12.6. The deadline for filing a grade replacement request is the Census Date. 33. 10. 6. March 25. 4. 58 (8) §3. 22. 6. 32. Midterm 2 Friday. These resources include tutoring. May 4. Americans with Disabilities Act. 16. 14. 8 (7) §3. 28 (3) §1. 6. 6. 26.3. 4. 6. 19. 20.4. 5.5: 2. 12. during the first week of the semester. The University of Texas at Arlington is on record as being committed to both the spirit and letter of federal equal opportunity legislation. Section 3. 4. 10. 20.5. 7. 25.4: 2. 20. 19. 6. 15. All persons involved in academic dishonesty will be disciplined in accordance with University regulations and procedures. 7. Last day to drop a classes Friday. If you require an accommodation based on disability. 28 (5) §3. 4. Drop for Non-Payment of Tuition. 9. 27. Important Dates • • • • • • • • January 14. 14. ”Scholastic dishonesty includes but is not limited to cheating. 17 (18) §7. 3. 3. 4. 14 (12) §4. 7. Discipline may include suspension or expulsion from the University. 22. 12. 16. The University reserves the right to impose disciplinary action for an infraction of University policies. or which in fact obstructs. taking an examination for another person.1: 2. 10. 18. 6. 10. Academic Dishonesty. 7. 4. Student responsibility primarily rests with informing faculty at the beginning of the semester and in providing authorized documentation through designated administrative channels. 20. 18 (10) §4. 21. authorized by or participated in by the University. 8. plagiarism. and better understand concepts and information related to their courses. .5: 2. 33 (4) §3. 4. deal with personal situations. 4.3: 2. any function or activity sponsored. Part One.1: 2. 6.8:00 pm 7. so as not to discriminate on the basis of that disability. 13. 31. As a faculty member. 4. 4.aspx. 8. 5. With the passage of new federal legislation entitled Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). 14.1: 2. 21 (2) §1. 8.4: 2. 4. 21 (20) §11. 10. 22. students may contact the Maverick Resource Hotline at 817-272-6107 or visit http://www.2: 2. 10. 10 (14) §5. intended to obstruct. 38. disrupt. Chapter IV. 5 19. developmental education. alone or with others.6: 2. 24 (15) §5. 32 (11) §4. 30 (17) §6. personal counseling.1: 2. 4. 35 (13) §4. Grade Replacement and Grade Exclusion Policies. there is renewed focus on providing this population with the same opportunities enjoyed by all citizens. 24. 18. disrupts.4: 1. pursuant to section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act. I would like to meet with you in the privacy of my office. 20. Midterm 1 March 11-15. 6. 6. Subsection 3. 8. February 11. 36. 20 (9) §3. For individualized referrals to resources for any reason. Subdivision 3.3: 2.7: 2. 24. Last Day of Class Monday. 6. 12. 23. 18 (19) §11. 6. 4. It is the philosophy of The University of Texas at Arlington that academic dishonesty is a completely unacceptable mode of conduct and will not be tolerated in any form. or interferes with. 13. 11. 20. Final Exam. 8. 3. 8. Spring Break Monday. 19. 14. 4.7. For example. March 29. 13. 17.5. 14. the submission for credit of any work or materials that are attributable in whole or in part to another person.3: 2.uta.