MAS 5311: Introduction to Algebra I

General Information

Homework

  • Due Friday, 9/1: 1.1.19, 1.1.24, 1.1.31.
    Other problems: 1.1.6, 1.1.7, 1.1.14, 1.1.15, 1.1.20, 1.1.34, 1.2.2, 1.2.4, 1.2.5, 1.2.12.
  • Due Friday, 9/15: 1.6.19, 2.1.6, 2.1.15.
    Other problems: 1.3.10, 1.3.11, 1.3.15, 1.3.16, 1.3.19, 1.4.7, 1.6.2, 1.6.6, 1.6.9, 1.6.22, 1.7.8, 1.7.18, 2.1.7, 2.1.8, 2.1.10, 2.1.12.
  • Due Friday, 9/22: 2.2.6, 2.3.16, 2.3.24.
    Other problems: 2.2.9, 2.2.10, 2.2.11, 2.3.9, 2.3.12, 2.3.15, 2.3.21, 2.3.22, 2.3.23, 2.3.24.
  • Due Friday, 9/29: 2.4.14, 3.1.1, 3.1.22.
    Other problems: 2.4.3, 2.4.13, 2.4.15, 2.5.4, 2.5.5, 2.5.9, 3.1.5, 3.1.7, 3.1.14, 3.1.16, 3.1.22, 3.1.23, 3.1.24, 3.1.26, 3.1.31, 3.1.36, 3.1.41, 3.1.42.
  • Due Wednesday, 10/4: 3.2.6, 3.2.11, 3.2.18.
    Other problems: 3.2.6, 3.2.8, 3.2.10, 3.2.11, 3.2.17, 3.2.22, 3.2.23.
  • Due Wednesday, 10/11: 3.3.7, 3.4.1, 3.4.6.
    Other problems: 3.3.7, 3.4.5, 3.4.11.
  • Due Friday, 10/20: 3.5.3, 4.1.1, 4.1.3.
    Other problems: 3.5.5, 3.5.10, 3.5.12, 4.1.2, 4.1.4, 4.1.5, 4.1.9.
  • Due Friday, 10/27: 4.2.7, 4.2.8, 4.2.10.
    Other problems: 4.3.5, 4.3.10.
  • Due Friday, 11/3: 4.3.17, 4.3.29, 4.4.10.
    Other problems: 4.3.23, 4.3.24, 4.3.25, 4.4.1, 4.4.3, 4.4.5, 4.4.7, 4.4.14, 4.4.20a.
  • Due Monday, 11/13: 4.5.16, 4.5.25, 4.5.36.
    Other problems: 4.5.8, 4.5.12, 4.5.15, 4.5.21, 4.5.30, 4.5.33.
  • Due Monday, 11/20: 5.1.4, 5.1.10, 5.2.14.
    Other problems: 5.1.1, 5.1.4, 5.1.7, 5.1.11, 5.1.12, 5.1.14, 5.1.18, 5.2.2, 5.2.3, 5.2.4, 5.2.6, 5.2.7, 5.2.8, 5.2.11, 5.2.12, 5.3.1.
  • Due 12/1: 5.4.1, 5.4.8, 5.4.11.
    Other problems: 5.4.2, 5.4.15.
  • Due 12/8 by noon: 5.5.6, 5.5.11, 6.1.1. In 5.5.6 you may assume that \phi_1 and \phi_2 are one-to-one (even if K is finite).
    Other problems: 5.5.1, 5.5.2, 5.5.9, 5.5.11, 5.5.13, 5.5.14, 5.5.15, 5.5.16, 5.5.17, 6.1.6, 6.1.7, 6.1.9, 6.1.10, 6.1.14, 6.1.18, 6.1.21, 6.1.22, 6.1.24.

Final Exam

    • The final exam will take place on Wednesday, December 13, in Little 127.
    • The exam will be cumulative, and will cover the material in sections 1.1-1.7, 2.1-2.5, 3.1-3.5, 4.1-4.6, 5.1-5.5, and 6.1 up to and including Theorem 3.
    • The exam will be closed-book. Calculators and scrap paper will not be allowed.
    • Here are some¬†practice problems to help you prepare for the exam.
    • Office hours during exam week:
      • Monday 12/11, 1:15-2:45.
      • Wednesday 12/13, 1:15-2:45.