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- send me email:
troby@seki.mcs.csuhayward.edu

- Homepage: http://seki.mcs.csuhayward.edu/~troby
- office: South Science 429a, phone: 510-885-2691

- office hours: Tuesday/Thursday 1:15--2:00; 8:00--8:45p.m. and by
appointment. I encourage you to come to scheduled office hours if possible.
I'm happy to answer questions by email, which I check frequently.

The breakdown of points is:

Midterm | Final | Quizzes | Homework | Participation | Portfolio |
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25% | 25% | 20% | 10% | 10% | 10% |

Please read the sections from the book listed before the date of the first lecture on that material.

Section: Topic |
Lect. Date |
Homework problems |
Due |

12: Intro. to Rings | 1/4 T | #8,9,13,17,19,23,31,36,38 | 1/13 |

NO CLASS OR OFFICE HOURS: 1/6 R | |||
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13: Integral Domains | 1/11 T | #5,13,l4,16,20,29,34,42,48,49 | 1/25 |

14: Ideals & Quotients | 1/13 R | #7,11,14 | 1/25 |

14: Ideals & Quotients | 1/18 T | #23,27,29,32,33,34,43,44,45 | 1/27 |

NO CLASS OR OFFICE HOURS: 1/20 R | |||

15: Ring Homomorphisms | 1/25 T | #5,14,23,25,30,32,34,42,47,55, | 2/3 |

15: Ring Homomorphisms | 1/27 R | ||

16: Polynomial Rings | 2/1 T | #3,12,13,22,32,34,35 | 2/10 |

17: Factorization of Polynomials | 2/3 R | # | 2/17 |

REVIEW DAY | 2/10 R | ||

18: Divisibility in Domains | 2/15 T | # | 2/24 |

Midterm Exam: 2/17 R | |||

19: Vector Spaces | 2/22 T | #21,31 | |

20: Extension Fields | #4,8,10,25,26,30,34,35 | 3/2 | |

21: Algebraic Extensions | # | ||

22: Finite Fields | # | ||

23: Geometric Constructions | # | ||

31: Algebraic Coding Theory | # | ||

§ REVIEW DAY | 3/9 | ||

Final Exam: 3/14 T |

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