Fall 2019 MATH 113 001 LEC

Introduction to Abstract Algebra
001 LECTuTh 12:30PM - 01:59PMEtcheverry 3107Paul A Vojta22634
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Prerequisites: 54 or a course with equivalent linear algebra content

Description: 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: 883 Evans

Office Hours: TTh 10:30–12

Required Text: Fraleigh, Introduction to Abstract Algebra, 7th edition (2003)

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Grading: 20% homework + clickers, 20% midterm 1, 25% midterm 2, 35% final exam

Homework: Assigned weekly, due in class on Thursdays

Course Webpage: https://math.berkeley.edu/~vojta/113.html