18.785 - Number Theory I

Lecturer: Andrew Sutherland

Office: 2-341B

Email: drew@math.mit.edu

Time and Place: MW 12:30-2:00, 2-132

Office Hours: MW 2:00-3:00 (in-person),
T 2:30-3:30 (virtual)

Grader: Gefei Dang


This is the first semester of a graduate course in number theory; see the syllabus for details. The lecture notes from 2019 can be found here and on OCW. We will follow a similar path, but there will be some minor changes.

Format: Lectures in-person (2-132). Office hours in-person MW (2-341B), online T (Zoom link on Canvas).

Corequisite: 18.705 (Commutative Algebra).


12-06-28    The notes for Lecture 28 have been posted.

12-06-21    The notes for Lecture 27 have been posted.

12-02-21    Problem Set 11 has been posted and is due on Dec 8 by midnight. Submit solutions via Gradescope.

11-29-21    The notes for Lecture 26 have been posted.

11-25-21    The notes for Lecture 25 have been posted.