**This is the firstd basic undergraduate abstract algebra course.
The course is designed to cover the basic topics in algebra. In this course, we'll explore basic objects in abstract algebra such as groups, rings and fields.
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** Text: Contempory Abstract Algebra by Joseph Gallian the 9th edition
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** Office hours: W 10-11, F 2-3 and by appointment (SEO 405).
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**Requirements: There will be weekly homework,count two midterm
examinations and a final examination. The homework will count for 20% of
your grade and each midterm will count for 20% of your grade. The final
will count for 40% of your grade. Homework will be due on Wednesday. You
may collaborate on the homework problems, but you must write your own
solutions. The first midterm will be on October 9 (Wednesday).
The second midterm will be on Nov 15 (Friday).
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** Problems with "" will be graded by the gradeer.
HOMEWORK 1. Due Sep. 4
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Ch. 0:: 2, 4, "7", "8", "14", 15, "20", 21, "27", 30, 39, 57, 58
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HOMEWORK 2. Due Sep. 11
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Ch. 1: 2, 3, "5", 6, 10, "16", 17, "22"
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Ch. 2: 1, 3, 6, "25", 32
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HOMEWORK 3, Due Sep. 18
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Ch.2: 37, "41", "44", 46, 47, 49
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Ch. 3: 2, 6, 10, 11, "13", 14, 16, 19, 20, 27, "34", 38, 44, "54", "59",
64, 70, 71, 78
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HOMEWORK 4, Due Sep. 25
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Ch. 4: 2, 3, 5, 7, 15, "17", 21, 25, 27, 34, 38, 40, "48", 49, 51, 64,
68, 77
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Ch. 5: 1, 2, 3, 6, 8, 11, 15, 16, 17, 22, 23, 26, 28, "30", 39, 43, 44,
46, 51, 52, "57", 61, 65
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HOMEWORK 5. Due Oct. 2
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Ch. 6: 2, 3, 7, 9, 12, 17, 28, 31, 36, 38, 42, 50, "55", "57", 59, 62, 66
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Ch. 7: 3, 6, 10, 11, "12", "15", 19, 23, 26
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HOMEWORK 6. Due Oct. 9
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Ch. 7: "33", "44", 51, 57, 59, 63
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Ch. 8: 2, 4, 5, 6, 14, 17, 18, 20, "23", 26, 38, 41, 47, "53", 61, 64,
68, 75, 78
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HOMEWORK 7. Due Oct. 16
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Ch. 9: "5", 7, "9", 11, 12, 15, 19, 26, 30, 33, 34, 37, 38, 39, "71", 72
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Ch. 10: 1, 5, 9, 15, 20, "24"
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HOMEWORK 8, Due Oct. 23
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Ch. 10: "29", 34, 35, 37, "41", "42", 44, 51, 56, 58, 63, 66
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Ch. 11: 4, 5, "6", 15, 18, 19, 22, 23, 27
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HOMEWORK 9. Due Oct. 30
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Ch. 11: 32, 34, 36, 37, 38
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Ch. 12: 1, 6, 17, 19, "21", 23, "24", 43, 48, "49, "54"
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HOMEWORK 10. Nov. 6
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Ch.13: 6, 7, 12, 14, "16", "20", 28, "30", 35, "41", 44, 49, "49", 61
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Ch.14: 6, 8, 14, "16", 22. "26". 30, 47, 61, 63, 64, "71"
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HOMEWORK 12. Nov 13
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Ch. 15: "8", 13, 24, 32, 44, 46, 48, "52", 59, 60, "65"
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Ch. 16: 6, 11, 12, "17", "19", "23", 26, 31,34, 41, 51, 57, 58, 61
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Homework 13. Nov. 20
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Ch.17: 3, 8, 11, 12, 16, "18", 22, "23", 31, 34, 36,
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Ch. 18: 1, 5, 6, 8, 13, "17", "21", 26, 32, "38", 39, 43,
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** Homework 14. Dec 4
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Ch. 19: 9, "12", 20, "24", 29, 33, 35,
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** Ch. 20: 1, 4, 5, 15, 22, 24, 34, 38, 43
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