MA 521: Abstract Algebra I (Fall 2019)

Tuesday and Thursday 10:15 - 11:30am, SAS 1218

Instructor: Cynthia Vinzant (3260 SAS, email)
Offce Hours: Monday 1:30-2:30pm, Tuesday 11:30am-12:30pm, Wednesday 1:30-2:30pm or by appointment
Textbook: Dummit and Foote (3rd edition), Abstract algebra, Wiley 2003

Exams: There will be an in-class midterm on Tuesday, October 8 and final exam Tuesday, December 17, 8-11am
Topics and practice problems for midterm
Solutions for midterm

Topics and practice problems for the final exam
Final Exam

Homework: Homework will be assigned weekly and due at the beginning of class on Thursday, unless explicitly stated otherwise. Pdf and tex versions will be posted here. Here are guidelines for writing up your homework (prepared by Seth Sullivant).

Homework 1 (.pdf .tex) due Thursday, August 29
Homework 2 (.pdf .tex) due Thursday, September 5
Homework 3 (.pdf .tex) due Thursday, September 12
Homework 4 (.pdf .tex) due Thursday, September 19
Homework 5 (.pdf .tex) due Thursday, September 26
Homework 6 (.pdf .tex) due Thursday, October 3
Homework 7 (.pdf .tex) due Thursday, October 24
Homework 8 (.pdf .tex) due Thursday, October 31
Homework 9 (.pdf .tex) due Thursday, November 7
Homework 10 (.pdf .tex) due Thursday, November 14
Homework 11 (.pdf .tex) due Thursday, November 21