## COURSE DESCRIPTION

This is the first semester of a graduate course in number theory; see the **syllabus** for details. The lecture notes from last year are on **OCW**.

**Corequisite:** **18.705** (Commutative Algebra).

## RECENT UPDATES

**11-20-17** The notes for **Lecture 21** have been posted.

**11-19-17** **Problem Set 10** has been posted. It is due by **noon** on **Monday December 4**.

**11-19-17** I am extending the due date for **Problem Set 9** to **noon** on **Wednesday November 22** for anyone who needs a little extra time (those who have already turned it in are welcome to submit revisions up until the due date).

**11-17-17** The notes for **Lecture 20** have been posted.

**11-15-17** The notes for **Lecture 19** have been posted.