Number theory
Number theory

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Learning outcomes

After studying this course, you should be able to:

  • use, and understand the theoretical underpinnings of, mathematical induction

  • understand and be able to apply the Generalised Principle of Mathematical Induction and the Second Principle of Mathematical Induction

  • recognise the importance of the Division Algorithm, and be able to apply it in a variety of scenarios

  • understand the term ‘prime number’, and be able to recall basic properties of integers relating to prime numbers

  • find all prime numbers in a given range using the sieve of Eratosthenes.

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