Dates 
Topic 
Sections 
Sep 2 
Introduction, primes, greatest common
divisor, Python intro 
1.1, 1.2, 1.79 
Sep 9 
Bases
and conversions, order estimates, arithmeic and gcd time
estimates, groups, rings, fields, Python classes, arithmetic operator
definition, classes for modular arithmetic, efficient powers 
Rest of Ch 1, start Ch 2 
Sep 16 


Sep 23 


Sep 30 


Oct 7 


Oct
14 


Oct 21 
Midterm 

Oct 28 


Nov 4 


Nov 11 


Nov 18 


Nov 25  no class  Thanksgiving 

Dec 2 


Dec 9 
Review 

Dec 16 
Takehome Final exam due by midnight 
