Spring 2017 MATH 113 005 LEC

Introduction to Abstract Algebra
005 LECMoWeFr 1:00PM - 1:59PMGiannini 141Silvain Rideau18243
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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: 1091

Office Hours: W 11:30-1:00; F 2:00-3:30.

Required Text: Abstract Algebra, Dummit and Foote.

Grading: 10% Homework (the lowest Homework grade does not count), 20% each Midterm, 50% Final (the final can replace one of the midterms).

Homework: One homework per week due on Monday.