Math 31 - Fall 2011

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This image is in Chapter 31 of our supplemental textbook, Gallian's Contemporary Abstract Algebra.

Instructor Class Meetings Textbook
Elizabeth Gillaspy

Office: 211 Kemeny Hall

Office Hours:
W 1:45-3:30, Th 11-12:30
or by appointment

MWF 12:30 - 1:35

Tues 1:00 - 1:50

Classroom: Kemeny 006

Abstract Algebra, second edition, by Dan Saracino
The textbook will be available for purchase at Wheelock Books.

Supplementary textbook: Contemporary Abstract Algebra by Joseph A. Gallian.

The library has copies of both Gallian and Saracino on reserve.


Math 22 or 24, Linear Algebra, is a prerequisite for Math 31.

If you are planning to take Math 81 in the future, I strongly advise you to take Math 71 instead of Math 31. I am happy to meet with you individually to discuss whether Math 71 or Math 31 is more appropriate for you.

Useful Links:

(Please let me know if you have found a link that I should add to this section!)
Companion Resources for Contemporary Abstract Algebra.

The Academic Skills Center is a great resource that can help you get the most out of each class you take at Dartmouth. Check them out for (among other things) study tips, strategies to reduce your stress, or help finding the best way for you to learn the material.