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Mathematics and Computer Science 128A Instructor: Professor R. Alperin, Duncan 239, Office hours: 3:30-5:00MW or
 

Summary: Mathematics and Computer Science 128A
Fall 1995
Instructor: Professor R. Alperin, Duncan 239, Office hours: 3:30-5:00MW or
by appointment
Text: Contemporary Abstract Algebra by Joseph A. Gallian, Heath, 3rd Edi-
tion
Course: Abstract Algebra
The main goal of this class is to introduce the students to the main ideas of
modern algebra: groups, rings and homomorphisms. Final grade is based on
a 400 point total on tests and homework. Students are required to keep a
notebook of homework exercises which will be collected before each exam.
Chapter 0: Integers and Equivalence Relations, August 28
Chapter 1: Introdution to Groups, August 30-September 6
Chapter 2: Groups, September 11-13
Chapter 3: Subgroups, September 18
Chapter 4: Cyclic Groups, September 20-25
Chapter 5: Permutation Groups, September 27-October 2
MIDTERM 1: October 4, 100 points
Chapter 6: Isomorphisms, October 9-11
Chapter 7: Direct Products, October 16

  

Source: Alperin, Roger C. - Department of Mathematics, San Jose State University

 

Collections: Mathematics