WELCOME TO MAT 313

Time and place:
Lecture: TuTh 11:30AM12:50PM in Earth and Space 181
Introduction: This is an advanced mathematically rigorous course with complete proofs. Topics covered may include:
1. Groups: Symmetry Groups, Finite groups, Cyclic groups and Permutation groups; Subgroups, especially normal subgroups, cosets and factor groups; Group homomorphisms; The fundamental theorem of Abelian groups
2. Rings: examples of rings, Integral domains, Ideals and Factor rings, Ring homomorphisms, Polynomials and factorization, Unique factorization domains
3. Fields: Vector spaces and expansion fields, Algebraic and transcendental extensions, Finite fields, Grometric constructions
Text Book: Comtemporary Abstract Algebra (
9th edition) by Joseph A. Gallian, Houghton Mifflin, (c) 2017
Instructor:  Prof. David Ebin Math Tower 5107 tel. 6328283 Email: ebin@math.sunysb.edu Office Hours: Tuesday and Thursday 10:0011:00AM, or by appointment 
Assistant:
Mads Villadsen
Office Hours:Monday 11:30AM to 12:30PM Math Tower S240A.
Friday 12PM to 14PM in the Math Learning Center
Or
by appointment
Homework:
Homework will be assigned every week. Doing the homework is a fundamental
part of the course work. Problems should be handed in in your
lecture.
1st
assignment: Page 23, Problems 4, 6, 10, 14, 30, 38 due
Sept. 6
2nd assignment: Page 37, Problems 2, 16; page 54, problems 4, 8, 10, 16, 20, 34 due Sept. 13
3rd assignment: Page 68, Problems 6, 10, 36; page 85, problems 22, 30, 36; page 112, problems 2, 28 due Sept. 20
4th assignment: Page 132, Problems 2, 4, 12, 14, 20, 44, 60, 64 also find the nonabelian group with the smallest number of elements. Write its multiplication table. due Sept. 27
5th assignment: Page 150, problems 4,10,18, 20, 26, 42, 46 due October 4th
6th assignment: page 167, problems 12, 18, 26, 34, 36, 38, 42, 72 due October 11
No homework the week of October 15. Exam on October 16 instead.
7th assignment: page 187, problems 4, 6, 14, 16, 22, 26, 32, 38, 48, 62 due October 25
8th assignment: page 205, problems 4, 6, 10, 12, 16, 18, 24, 28, 32, 42, due November 1
9th assignment: page 220, problems 2, 6, 10, 12, 18, 22, 26, 28, 32 due November 8
10th assignment: page 232, problems 2, 6, 20, 30, 32, 50; page 243, problem 6, 8, 16, 42 due November 15
11th assignment: page 256, problems 4, 10, 14, 16, 18, 28, 46, 58, 64, 66 due November 27
12th assignment: page 270, prob;ems 6, 14, 18, 38, 44, 66; page
283, problems 14, 32, 48, 56 due December 4
Grading Policy: The overall numerical grade will be computed by the formula 20% Homework + 30% Midterm Exam+ 50% Final Exam
Midterm Exam: October 16 in class
Final Exam: Wednesday, December 19, 11:15am1:45PM
FINAL EXAM REVIEW: Exam Review
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