INTRODUCTION TO MODERN ALGEBRA I
Meeting:
MWF 12:551:45 PM  LCB 222
Office Hours: MF 1:502:50 PM  JWB 322
Syllabus:
For information about the textbook, a description of the content and topics of the course, prerequisites, coursework and grading,
and ADA Statement, please refer to the Syllabus.
Communications:
Homework assignments and exam dates will be posted below, on this web page.
I will use the automatic system for email communications provided by the Campus Information System.
Refer to General Calendar Dates for important dates.
Midterms and Final:
All exams take place in the usual classroom.

Friday, September 22  First midterm (20% of the grade)

Friday, November 3  Second midterm (20% of the grade)

December 12, 1:003:00 PM  Final (30% of the grade)
Homework Assignments:
Homework (30% of the grade) is due on Wednesday.
It must be turned in at the beginning of class.
Two lowest grades will be dropped.
Late homework is not accepted.
Homework assignments will be weekly posted below.

Due Aug 30 
Ch.2: Ex. 1.1, 1.2, 2.2, 2.3, 2.4

Due Sep 6 
Ch.2: Ex. 3.2, 4.1, 4.2, 4.5, 4.6, 4.10

Due Sep 13 
Ch.2: Ex. 5.2, 5.3, 5.4, 6.1, 6.8, 6.10

Due Sep 20 
Ch.2: Ex. 8.2, 8.3, 8.6, 8.7, 8.8, 8.10

Due Sep 27 
Ch.2: Ex. 10.3, 10.4, 11.1, 11.2, 11.3, 11.4

Due Oct 6 
Ch.2 Ex. 12.1, 12.5.
Ch.3: Ex. 2.2, 2.3, 2.5, 2.9 (aka* Ex. 1.2, 1.3, 1.5, 1.9)

Due Oct 18 
Ch.3: Ex. 3.1, 3.2, 4.1, 4.2, 4.3, 5.1 (aka* Ex. 2.1, 2.2, 3.1, 3.2, 3.3, 4.1)

Due Oct 25 
Ch.4: Ex. 1.5, 2.3, 3.1, 3.4, 4.1, 4.2(a)

Due Nov 1 
Ch.4: Ex. 5.1, 6.2, 6.3, 6.4, 6.8, 7.4.

Due Nov 15 
Ch.5: Ex. 1.2, 1.3, 1.4.
Ch.6: Ex. 4.1, 4.2, 4.3.

Due Nov 22 
Ch.6: Ex. 7.1, 7.5, 7.6, 7.7, 8.2, 8.3.

Due Nov 29 
Ch.6: Ex. 9.1, 9.3, 9.6, 12.1, 12.3, 12.5.

Due Dec 6 
Ch.7: Ex. 1.2, 2.1 (cf. Ex 5.4 of Ch.3), 2.2, 3.1, 4.2, 4.4.
*some volumes of the textbook appear be have been printed with the wrong numbering of the sections in the exercises of chapter 3, starting with "Section 1 Fields" (note that
the section entitled "Fields" is section 2).