## Math 6320, Spring 2017

### Srikanth B. Iyengar

**Class:** Tuesday and Thursday 12:25 pm–1:45 pm, LCB 323

**Office:** 202 JWB

**E-mail:** my-last-name at math dot utah dot edu

**Office Hours:** 10:00–12:00 Wednesday, and by appointment.

**Topics:** Galois theory, commutative algebra around the basic theory of algebraic varieties

**Texts:** The basic reference is *Basic Algebra I, II* by Jacobson. I plan to use also *Glaois Theory* by J.-P. Escofier, another book of the same name by E. Artin, and *Introduction to Commutative Algebra* by Atiyah and MacDonald.

**Grades:** This will be based on two midterms (each accounting for 35% of the overall grade) and homework (30%).

**Exams:** There will be a two midterms, one towards the end of ** February ** and the second towards the end of **April** (date and time to be determined).

**Homework:** Problem sets will be assigned fortnightly and will be available on this web-page. The solutions should be typeset in TeX (work with AMSLatex) and the pdf file turned in. You may discuss the problems with others, but please write the solutions yourself. Homework 0 is for your edification only, and should not be submitted.
Homework 0 pdf

Homework 1 pdf and tex

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Homework 5 pdf and tex

**ADA:** The Americans with Disabilities Act requires that reasonable accommodations be provided to qualified individuals. To discuss any such accommodations, please contact me as well as the Center for Disability Services, (801) 581-5020, at the *beginning* of the semester.

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