Mathematics 5331

Abstract Algebra I

Spring 2008

 

Instructor:           Dr. Cordero                                                                                                                

Office:                  425 Pickard Hall

Telephone:          817-272-5062

Office hours:      Tuesday and Thursday 2:00-3:00 p.m.  or by appointment.

E-mail:                  cordero@uta.edu

                             

Textbook:     Abstract Algebra, Dummit and Foote, Third Edition

 

About the course:  In this course we will study groups in depth. Also rings will be introduced.

 

 

Evaluation: Three in-class examinations, one take-home examination and a comprehensive final exam and homework on the following dates (subject to change):

 

Test # 1

Tuesday February 5

15%

Test # 2

Thursday February 28

15%

Test # 3

Take home: Due Tuesday April 8th

15%

Test # 4 Thursday April 24 15%

Homework

  Several dates

10%

Final examination

 Tuesday May 6th ,
11:00 a.m.-1:30 p.m.

30%

 

 

 

 

  

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