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.
Problem Set 5 (Due Thursday, October 26): 7.5: 2, 3, 5, 6. 7.6: 1, 3, 4, 8-11.
Problem Set 6 (Due Thursday, November 2): 8.1: 8a, 9, 10. 8.2: 1, 3, 5, 6. 8.3: 5, 9. 9.1: 6, 8, 13. 9.2: 4, 5.
Problem Set 7 (Due Thursday, November 9): 9.3: 1, 4. 9.4: 2, 5, 8, 11. 9.5: 1. 10.1: 4, 5, 6, 8, 9, 18, 19, 20.
Problem Set 8 (Due Thursday, November 16): 10.2: 3, 9, 13. 10.3: 2, 5, 9, 10, 11, 18.
Problem Set 9 (Due Tuesday, December 12): 10.4: 3, 4, 5, 11, 12, 21, 24. 12.1: 2, 4, 6, 9. 12.2: 3, 4, 9, 11.


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.