Math 412: Algebra II

Monday/Wednesday/Friday 12:20-1:10 in LGRT 141

Instructor: Tom Weston, 1122 LGRT, 545-6037,

Office Hours: Tuesday 1-2, Wednesday 1:10-2:00

Textbook: Abstract Algebra (A First Course) (Second Edition) by Dan Saracino.

Homework: Homework will be posted here each Friday and due the following Friday. Assignments turned in by the next Wednesday will receive 75% credit. No assignments will be accepted after that.

You are encouraged to work on the homework with other students; however, each student must write up their homework entirely on their own.



Problem Set 1 (Due Friday, February 1): Section 16: 1, 2, 3, 7, 9, 11, 14, 15, 18, 24, 26, 28.
Problem Set 2 (Due Friday, February 8): Section 17: 2, 6, 9, 15, 16, 18, 23, 25, 27, 33.
Problem Set 3 (Due Friday, February 15): Section 18: 1, 2, 7, 12, 13, 16.
Problem Set 4 (Due Friday, March 1): Section 19: 2, 3, 4, 17, 18, 19.
Problem Set 5 (Due Friday, March 8): Section 21: 3, 5, 8, 11, 13, 15, 16, 21.
Problem Set 6 (Due Monday, April 1): Section 20: 1, 2, 6, 7. Section 22: 1, 2, 4, 7, 14, 18.
Problem Set 7 (Due Friday, April 19): Section 24: 1, 2, 7, 8.
Problem Set 8 (Due Friday, April 26): Section 25: 1, 2, 3.


Exam 1: Friday, February 22
Exam 1 Practice exam

Exam 2: Friday, April 5
Exam 2 Practice exam

Final Exam: Wednesday, May 8, 1pm-3pm in LGRT 141
Practice Final

Grading: The final grade will be 20% Exam 1, 20% Exam 2, 30% Final Exam and 30% Homework.