Math 611: Algebra I

Tuesday/Thursday 10:00-11:15 in LGRT 1234

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

Office Hours: TBA

Textbook: Abstract Algebra (3rd edition), Dummit and Foote.

Homework: Homework will be posted here each Thursday and due the following Thursday. Assignments turned in by the next Tuesday 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 Thursday, September 14): 1.3: 2, 6, 15. 1.4: 7, 10. 1.6: 14, 20. 3.1: 4, 5, 9, 11. 4.1: 1, 4, 8. 4.2: 4, 7. 4.3: 2, 3, 11, 25.
Problem Set 2 (Due Thursday, September 21): 4.4: 1, 5, 18. 4.5: 2, 4, 10, 13, 19, 20, 30, 39. 5.1: 5, 6. 5.5: 1, 2, 4, 6, 8, 11.
Problem Set 3 (Due Thursday, September 28): 7.1: 5, 6, 7, 8, 13, 14, 23, 26.
Problem Set 4 (Due Thursday, October 5): 7.2: 2, 3, 7. 7.3: 6, 7, 9, 10, 12, 13, 20, 22, 26, 29, 30, 31, 34. 7.4: 2, 6, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 15, 19, 33.


Exam 1: Thursday, October 5

Exam 2: Tuesday, November 14

Final Exam: Tuesday, Decemeber 19, 10:30-12:30 in LGRC A201

Grading: The final grade will be 20% Exam 1, 20% Exam 2, 20% Final Exam and 40% Homework.