Abstract Algebra
General Information | Syllabus | HW Assignments | Course Resources |
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Announcements:
- The final exam is a three hour in-class exam, given Friday, November 18, 8-11am in 006 Kemeny. The exam is cummulative with more emphais on ring theory than group theory. You may bring one 8.5x11 inch piece of paper with whatever you like written on both sides to assist you with the exam. Beyond that it is closed book/notes/electronics, etc.
Homework Sample Solutions (restricted to on campus access)
- Sample solutions for Homework 1
- Sample solutions for Homework 2
- Sample solutions for Homework 3
- Sample solutions for Midterm 1
- Sample solutions for Homework 4
- Sample solutions for Homework 5
- Sample solutions for Homework 6
- Sample solutions for Midterm 2
- Sample solutions for Homework 7
- Sample solutions for Homework 8
- Sample solutions for (Practice) -- --Homework 9
- Final Exam from Fall 2014 Questions --- Solutions
Homework Assignments
Week | Date | Sections | Notes | HW problems (Due Wednesdays) |
Basic skills problems (for practice) |
1 | 9/12 | 1.1, 1.2 | 1.3: 22, 28, 29 | 1.3: 25 | |
9/14 | 2.1, 2.2 | (hw1 pdf) | 2.3: 16, 27, 31 | 2.3: 3, 15c | |
9/16 | 3.1, 3.2 | (LaTeX source hw1) | 3.4: 10, 22, 25, 31 | 3.4: 1, 6, 8 | |
2 | 9/19 | 3.2,3.3 | 3.4: 46, 47, 52, 54 | 3.4: | |
9/21 | 4.1, 4.2 | (hw2 pdf) | 4.4: 14, 37, 39 (show it's the unique subgroup of that order) | 4.4: 1bcd, 2, 11 | |
9/23 | 5.1, 5.2 | (LaTeX source hw2) | 5.3: 2gop, 13, 30 For 2, write as a product of disjoint cycles. | 5.3: 1, 4, 5bc | |
3 | 9/19 | 6.1, 6.2, 6.3 | 6.4: 5abe (left cosets only), 6, 18 | 6.4: 1, 11, 12, 13 | |
9/21 | 9.1, 9.2 | (hw3 pdf) | 9.3: 7, 8, 22 | 9.3: 5, 6, 13, 24, 36, 41, 42 | |
9/23 | 10.1, 10.2 | (LaTeX source hw3) | 10.3: 8, 11, 13, 14 | 10.3: 6, 7, 9, 10 | |
4 | 10/3 | 11.1, 11.2 | 11.3: 5, 16, 17, 19 | 11.3: 8, 9, 10, 13 | |
10/6 | 11.2 | (hw4 pdf) | 11.4: 3, 5, 12 | 9.3: 2, 7 | |
10/7 | 14.1 | (LaTeX source hw4) | 14: See the pdf | 14: | |
5 | 10/10 | 14.2 | 14: See the pdf | 14.4: 4, 6, 7, 22, 23 | |
10/12 | 15.1, 15.2 | (hw5 pdf) | 15: See the pdf | 15.4: 4, 11, 12 | |
10/14 | 13.1 | (LaTeX source hw5) | 13: See the pdf | 13.3: 3, 16 | |
6 | 10/17 | 13.2 | 13.3: 4e (only one series), 12, 20(typo in 20a in book) | 13.3: 4c,d,f, 9, 19 | |
10/19 | 16.1, 16.2 | (hw6 pdf) | 16.6: 6 (ring maps), 8, 10, 11 | 16.6: 1a,b,c,h, 3, 5 | |
10/21 | 16.2, 16.3 | (LaTeX source hw6) | 16.6: 18, 26, 34 | 16.6: 16, 22, 23 | |
7 | 10/24 | 13.2 | 16.6: See the pdf | 16.6: | |
10/27 | 17.1, 17.2 | (hw7 pdf) | 17.4: See the pdf | 17.4: | |
10/28 | 17.2 | (LaTeX source hw7) | 17.4: See the pdf | 17.4: | |
8 | 10/31 | 17.3 | 17.4: See the pdf | 17.4: | |
11/2 | 17.3 | (hw8 pdf) | 17.4: See the pdf | 17.4: | |
11/4 | 18.1 | (LaTeX source hw8) | 17.4: See the pdf | 17.4: | |
9+ | 11/7 | 18.1, 18.2 | 18.3: See the pdf | 18.3: | |
11/9 | 18.2 | (hw9 pdf - practice only) | 18.3: See the pdf | 18.3: | |
11/11 | 18.2 | (LaTeX source hw9) | 18.3: See the pdf | 18.3: | |
11/14 | TBA | Not to be handed in | 18.3: See the pdf | 18.3: | |
T. R. Shemanske
Last updated November 13, 2016 16:00:18 EST