
ABSTRACT ALGEBRA COURSE PAGE
MATH 250342 — ABSTRACT ALGEBRA 1
Description
Course Syllabus (First 2016/2017, pdf)
The first semester of the twopart series in modern algebra, covering basic topics in group theory: groups and subgroups, the modular integers, cyclic groups, normal subgroups, cosets and factor groups, group homomorphisms, finite abelian groups, permutation groups, the dihedral groups, and selected topics in finite groups.
Lecture Notes
From Groups To Galois (June 2017, pdf)
The course will cover Chapter 1 to Chapter 13.
Finite Abelian Groups (May 2012, pdf)
Additional notes for Chapter 10.
Online Resources
Dihedral Group (ext)
A Wikipedia page on the topic.
Sample Exams
Copies of past exams are available from the archive whose links are provided below. All problems are posted without solution and are intended for practice purposes only.
MATH 250442 — ABSTRACT ALGEBRA 2
Description
Course Syllabus (Second 2016/2017, pdf)
The sequel to Math 342, covering topics in rings and fields, integral domains, ideals and factor rings, ring homomorphisms, polynomial rings, algebraic extensions, finite fields, and some applications in classical geometry.
Lecture Notes
From Groups To Galois (June 2017, pdf)
The course will cover Chapter 14 to Chapter 26.
Online Resources
The 17gon (ext)
How to construct it, from MathPages.
Sample Exams
Copies of past exams are available from the archive whose links are provided below. All problems are posted without solution and are intended for practice purposes only.
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