Markus Schmidmeier
Mathematical Sciences
Florida Atlantic University



Introductory Abstract Algebra II

Homework assignments

All problem numbers refer to our textbook by I.N. Herstein, Topics in Algebra.

Textbook
Sections

Problems
 

due
 

Rings and ideals 3.5/ 1-4 just something to warm up
Rings of quotients 3.6/ 3, 4, 5 Friday, January 10
Euclidean rings 3.6/ 5(d), 3.7/ 2, 3, 4 Friday, January 17
The Gaussian integers 3.8/ 3, 4, 5, 6 Friday, January 24
Polynomial rings 3.9/ 2, 3, 5 Friday, January 31
Polynomial rings 3.10/ 3, 4, 5 Friday, February 7
Modules 4.5/ 6, 7, 8, 9 Friday, February 14
Field extensions 5.1/ 3, 4, 5 Friday, February 28
midterm exam Friday, February 21
Algebraic numbers 5.1/ 10, 15; 5.2/ 1, 2 Friday, March 14 (π-Day)
Roots 5.3/ 1, 2, 4, 5 Friday, March 21
Constructions with straightedge and compass 5.4/ 1, 3, 5, 6 Friday, March 28
Constructions II 5.4/ 7, 9, 12, 13 Friday, April 4
Galois Theory 5.6/ 1, 6, 8, 17 Friday, April 18

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