#### Number Theory – Grades 6 & 7*

*Refers to the level of mathematics and not to the actual age.

This is a challenging pre-algebra course. Some of the topics that will discuss include the following:

- Arithmetic with negative numbers and with fractions
- Simplifying difficult arithmetic expressions
- Divisibility, prime numbers
- Greatest common divisors
- Euclidean algorithm for finding greatest common divisors
- Arithmetic with remainders, applications to cryptography
- Arithmetic with the binary system and other bases

**2020/21 Course Information**

Carleton University will be operating online at least until December 2020. We will not be able to offer this course until University is open for regular classes.

**Inquiries**

For details please write to enrichment-admin@math.carleton.ca.

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