Markus Schmidmeier
Mathematical Sciences
Florida Atlantic University

Modern Algebra

Homework assignments

All problem numbers refer to our textbook by Charles C. Pinter, A book of abstract algebra.

Textbook
Sections

Problems
 

due
 

Chapter 2, Operations A2, A6, B2, B6, C1, C4, PDF Wednesday, 8/24
Chapter 3, Groups A1, A3, B1, B4, C1-3, look at the Harvard Extension School course Wednesday, 9/1
Chapter 3, Codes E, F: problems 1 - 7. Wednesday, 9/8
Chapter 4, Elementary properties A 1, 2, 4; B 1, 2, 3; C 2, 3; D 1, 4. Wednesday, 9/15
Chapter 3 and 5, Codes and subgroups 3G: 1, 2, 4, 8; 5A: 1, 5; 5B: 3, 6; 5H: 1, 2. Wednesday, 9/21
Chapter 5, Subgroups; chapter 7, permutations 5C: 1, 3; 5D: 2, 3; 5F: 2, 4; 5G: 2, 4; 5H: 3, 4, 5; 7A: 1, 4; 7B: 4; 7F: 1. Monday, 10/3 (midterm)
Chapter 8: even and odd permutations 8A: 1,3,5; B: 1; C: 1,2,3. Wednesday, 10/12
Chapter 9: isomorphic groups 9: A2, B2, C1, C6, D2, E3, H3 Wednesday, 10/19
Chapters 10 and 11: cyclic groups 10: A2, B3, C5, D3, D4; 11: A2, A3, B2, B4 Wednesday, 10/26
Chapters 12 and 13: Lagrange's Theorem 12: B2, B4, D1-3; 13: A3-5, B2, C1. Wednesday, 11/2
Chapters 13: Back to codes 13: B5, B6, C2, I1-2, K1-3. Wednesday, 11/9
Chapters 14: Homomorphisms 14: a2-3, b1, b3, b5, c1-4. Wednesday, 11/16
W 11/23 before Thanksgiving: No class on W, but an extra hour on M 11/21.
We will have student evaluations.
The quiz on 11/23 is take-home. Click here!
Chapters 15: Quotient groups 15: a1-4, b1-3, c1-2. Wednesday, 11/23

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