Spring 2013 MATH 113 002 LEC

Introduction to Abstract Algebra
Schedule: 
SectionDays/TimeLocationInstructorCCN
002 LECMWF 11-12P 2 EVANSOEDING, L54184
Units/CreditFinal Exam GroupEnrollment
48Limit:39 Enrolled:36 Waitlist:0 Avail Seats:3 [on 06/26/13]
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: 887 Evans

Office Hours: 

Required Text: Fraleigh, "A First Course in Abstract Algebra"

Recommended Reading: 

Grading: Two midterms (20% each), final exam (30%), homework (18%), writing project (12%). 

Homework: Weekly assignments

Course Webpage: http://math.berkeley.edu/~oeding/math113_sp2013.html