Department of Mathematics

High School Summer Math Program 2009

(Home of the LIMPS)

We meet in LCB 215 on Monday, June 15 at 8:30 AM

Tentative Schedule of Activities

Morning Lecture Notes

Prime Numbers

Modular Arithmetic and Algebra

Proofs by Induction

Greatest Common Divisors via Euclid

The Chinese Remainder Theorem

Euler's Formula and a First Prime Test

RSA Encoding and Decoding

Primitive Elements and Quadratic Reciprocity (Part I)

Python Tutorials

(We'll be doing most of our computing in python and/or maple)

Jim Carlson's Python Tutorial

Mladen Bestvina's Python Tutorial

Some Data

Squares and Primitives Mod p <= 41

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