Fall 2015 MATH 113 001 LEC

Introduction to Abstract Algebra
Schedule: 
SectionDays/TimeLocationInstructorCCN
001 LECMWF 3-4P 9 EVANSCONTRERAS PALACIOS54230
Units/CreditFinal Exam GroupEnrollment
48: TUESDAY, DECEMBER 15, 2015 7-10PLimit:40 Enrolled:39 Waitlist:0 Avail Seats:1 [on 10/04/15]

Note: Enrollment instructions are available at math.berkeley.edu/courses/enrollment-scheduling.

Additional Information: 

Prerequisites: 54 or a course with equivalent linear algebra content.

Syllabus: Sets and relations. The integers, congruences, and the Fundamental Theorem of Arithmetic. Groups and their factor groups. Commutative rings, ideals, and quotient fields. The theory of polynomials: Euclidean algorithm and unique factorizations. The Fundamental Theorem of Algebra. Fields and field extensions.

Office: 1055 Evans

Office Hours: Friday 9:30-12:30

Required Text: A First Course in Abstract Algebra, John Fraleigh (7th Edition)

Recommended Reading: An introduction to Abstract Algebra, D. Robinson (de Gruyter textbook)

Grading: %20 Homework, %20 Midterm  I, %20 Midterm II, %40 Final

Homework: 

Course Webpage: tba