Math 417. Introduction to Abstract Algebra

 

Spring 2019

Section M13/M14, 9:30 - 10:50 a.m., T R, 243 Altgeld Hall

Instructor:
Sankar Dutta
Department of Mathematics
Office: 331 Altgeld Hall
Phone: 217-333-3168
E-mail: s-dutta@illinois.edu

Office Hours

11am to 12 noon on Tuesdays and Thursdays ( by appointment)

Grader

Huang, Jianting (Jesse) (jhuan105@illinois.edu)

Text

A First Course in Abstract Algebra, 7th edition, by J. Fraleigh

Chapters

0: 1.6 – 1.7 (From Goodman’s Text: Algebra Abstract and Concrete)
I: I.4 – I.6
II: II.8 – II.10
III: III.13 – III.17
IV: IV.18 – IV.23
V: V.26 – IV.27
VII: VII.36

Quizzes

There will be a quiz on every Tuesday covering the material done in the previous week. Quizzes are compulsory for every student. No make-up quiz will be offered. Three lowest scores will be dropped.

Midterms

Midterm I Thursday, 21st February, 2019
Midterm II Tuesday, 9th April, 2019

Final Exam

1:30–4:30 p.m., Thursday, May 9, 2019

Grading Policy

Quizzes – 20%
Midterm I – 20%
Midterm II – 20%
Final – 40%

Homework

From Goodman’s Text
1.6 -- 1.6.4, 1.6.9, 1.6.11, 1.6.12 
1.7 -- 1.7.4, 1.7.5, 1.7.11, 1.7.14(a, c)

From Fraleigh’s Text
I.4 -- 2, 5, 10(b), 17, 25, 31, 33
I.5 -- 5, 8, 11, 17, 20(G7), 29, 34, 47, 57
I.6 -- 17, 20, 27, 32, 39, 52, 55
II.8 -- 5, 8, 12, 16, 21, 32, 47, 52
II.9 -- 3, 10, 13(a), 23(g, h, j), 29
II.10 -- 10, 19(b, c), 28, 39
III.13 -- 2, 4, 8, 10, 14, 17, 28, 44, 48
III.14 -- 5, 12, 24, 32, 35(1st part), 38, 40
III.15 -- 17, 28, 29, 35
III.16 -- 8(d), 12
III.17 -- 17(1)
VII.36 -- 2, 10, 13, 17, 18
III.18 -- 3, 9, 11, 15, 24, 33, 41, 44, 46, 52
III.19 -- 3, 9, 17(f, g), 23, 29
III.21 -- 4
III.22 -- 4, 6, 13, 23, 25, 27
III.23 -- 9, 15, 17, 25
IV.26 -- 12, 17, 20, 22(a, c), 24
IV.27 -- 2, 14, 18