Math 5210: Abstract Algebra I

Fall 2008



Instructor: Kyu-Hwan Lee      Office Hours: MW 3:30-4:30      Office: MSB 302      Tel. 486-3509

Homepage: www.math.uconn.edu/~khlee/math5210f08/

Textbook: Abstract Algebra, 3rd ed., Dummit and Foote

Grading Scheme: Homework --- 20%,   1st Midterm --- 20%,   2nd Midterm --- 20%,   Final --- 40%

Homework Assignments
1) 1.1 # 22; 1.2 # 3; 1.3 # 11; 1.4 # 10,11--- Due: 9/8
2) 1.6 # 25; 1.7 # 19; 2.1 # 6; 2.2 # 13; 2.3 # 26--- Due: 9/22
3) 4.1 # 9; 4.2 # 14; 4.3 # 29; 4.4 # 2; 4.5 # 34--- Due: 10/17
4) 5.5 # 6; 7.1 # 26; 7.2 # 5; 7.3 # 35; 7.4 # 30--- Due: 10/31
5) 7.5 # 3; 7.6 # 8; 8.1 # 10; 8.2 # 5; 8.3 # 6--- Due: 11/21

Schedule and Exercise Problems
The problems of the exams will be similar to the exercise problems listed below.

Week
Sections
Exercises
Week 1 (8/25)
1.1-1.5
1.1 # 8,9,11,12,20,22,26,30; 1.2 # 3,9,10; 1.3 # 1,10,11; 1.4 # 4,8,10,11; 1.5 # 1
Week 2 (9/1)
1.6, 1.7, 2.1
1.6 # 2,7,13, 20,23,25; 1.7 # 8,12,15,16,17,19; 2.1 # 1,6,8,10,14
Week 3 (9/8)
2.2, 2.3
2.2 # 2,3,11,12,13,14; 2.3 # 3,5,10,20,21,23,26
Week 4 (9/15)
2.3, 3.1
3.1 # 1,12,14,22,31,35,36,40,41
Week 5 (9/22)
3.2-3.4, 4.1
3.2 # 5,8,11,12,16,22; 3.3 # 4,7; 3.4 # 1,4,5,6,8
Week 6 (9/29)
Midterm (9/29), 4.2, 4.3
4.1 # 2,9,10; 4.2 #2,11,14; 4.3 # 3,7,23,24,25,26,29,36
Week 7 (10/6)
4.4, 4.5
4.4 # 1,2,12,17; 4.5 # 13,20,27,32,33,34,39,40,51
Week 8 (10/13)
5.5, 7.1, 7.2
5.5 # 6,14,16,18,22,23; 7.1 # 7,13,17,26,27,29; 7.2 # 3,5,10,12,13
Week 9 (10/20)
7.3, 7.4
7.3 # 6,8,10,24,26,28,33,35; 7.4 # 7,8,11,13,27,30,31,37,39,41
Week 10 (10/27)
7.5, 7.6
7.5 # 2,3,5; 7.6 # 1,5,7,8,9,10,11
Week 11 (11/3)
Midterm (11/3), 8.1, 8.2
8.1 # 3,7,8,9,10,11; 8.2 # 1,3,5,8
Week 12 (11/10)
8.3, 9.3, 9.4
8.3 # 5,6,7,8; 9.3 # 1,4; 9.4 # 2,9,17,18
Week 13 (11/17)
10.1, 10.2
10.1 # 5,8,9,10,11,15,22; 10.2 # 4,6,9,10,11
Week 14 (12/1)
10.3
10.3 # 4,9,10,11,12,20