## COURSE DESCRIPTION

This is the first semester of a graduate course in number theory; see the **syllabus** for details. The lecture notes from 2017 are available on **OCW**. We will follow a similar path, but there will be some changes.

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

## RECENT UPDATES

**12-04-19** The notes for **Lecture 26** have been posted.

**12-03-19** **Problem Set 11** has been posted. It is due by **noon on Wednesday Dec 11** (the last day of class).

**12-02-19** The notes for **Lecture 25** have been posted.

**11-27-19** The notes for **Lecture 24** have been posted.

**11-27-19** The notes for **Lecture 23** have been posted.