## 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

**12-12-18** The notes for **Lecture 28** have been posted.

**12-05-18** The notes for **Lecture 27** have been posted.

**12-03-18** The notes for **Lecture 26** have been posted.

**11-29-18** **Problem Set 11** has been posted. It is due by **noon on December 12** (last day of class). This problem set is worth 200 points, rather than the usual 100, and asks you to solve 2 of 4 problems. For the purposes of computing your final grade, each of the two problems you choose will be treated as a separate problem set (so if you skip one of them and it will be treated as your lowest problem set score and dropped).