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Schedule for Math 434

(Abstract Algebra)

Due Dates

Text Reading Assignments

Text Exercises for Submission

Text Exercises for Practice

08/30 M

Section 2.1

Exercises 2.1

 

08/31 Tu

Section 1.1 (Review)

Exercises 1.1: # 10, 13, 14, 16, 17

Exercises 1.1: # 1ac, 2ace, 3acegi, 4aceg, 5acegikm, 6acegikm, 7aceg, 11aceg, 14

09/01 W

Section 2.2

Exercises 2.2: # 1, 2, 5, 12, 27, 30, 32, 38, 39, 43, 46

Exercises 2.2: # 3, 4, 6, 8, 10, 29, 37, 40, 41, 42, 45

09/03 F

 

09/06 M

Section 2.3

Exercises 2.3: # 1bdfh, 2bdf, 4, 6, 8, 10, 12, 14, 16, 17, 20, 22, 24, 26, 34, 40

Exercises 2.3: # 1aceg, 2ace, 3, 5, 7, 9, 11, 13, 15, 19, 25, 27, 35, 41

09/07 Tu

09/08 W

Section 2.4

Exercises 2.4: # 2bd, 3bdfhjln, 4b, 5, 6, 10, 12, 13, 15, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29bd. Click here for some hints for Exercises 2.4

Exercises 2.4: # 1, 2ac, 3acegikm, 4a, 14, 22, 23, 29ac, 30

09/10 F

09/13 M

Section 2.5

09/14 Tu

 

Exercises 2.5: # 2, 4, 6, 8, 10, 12, 14, 16, 18, 20, 22, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29bdfhjl, 30, 31, 32

Exercises 2.5: # 1, 3, 5, 7, 9, 11, 13, 15, 17, 19, 21, 23, 29acegik, 31, 32, 33

09/15 W

Section 1.4

Exercises 1.4: # 1bdfh, 2bdfhjln, 4, 6, 8, 13. Click here for a hint for Exercise 1.4-13

Exercises 1.4: # 1aceg, 2acegikm, 3, 5, 7

09/17 F

Section 2.6

Exercises 2.6: # 1bdfh, 2bd, 3bdf, 4bdf, 5bdfh, 6bdf, 7bdf, 8bdfhj, 9, 10bdfh, 12, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19bd, 20, 21. Click here for some hints for Exercises 2.6

Exercises 2.6: # 1aceg, 2ac, 3ace, 4ace, 5aceg, 6ace, 7ace, 8acegi, 10aceg, 11, 13, 19ac, 22, 23

09/20 M

09/21 T

 

09/22 W

Section 1.2 (Review)

Section 1.5

Exercises 1.2: # 3bd, 4bdfhj, 5bdf, 8, 10

Exercises 1.5: # 1bdfhjln, 2bdfhjln, 6, 9. Click here for some hints for Exercises 1.5

Exercises 1.2: # 3ac, 4acegi, 5ace, 9

Exercises 1.5: # 1acegikm, 2acegikm, 3, 7

09/24 F

Section 3.1

Exercises 3.1: # 2, 4, 10, 12, 14, 16, 18, 20, 22, 24, 26, 27, 28, 30, 31, 32, 33, 34. Click here for some hints for Exercises 3.1

Exercises 3.1: # 1, 3, 5, 9, 11, 13, 15, 17, 19, 21, 23, 25, 35

09/27 M

 

 

 

09/28 Tu

 

09/29 W

Section 3.2

Exercises 3.2: # 1, 2, 3, 4, 12, 14, 18. Click here for some hints for Exercises 3.2

Exercises 3.2: # 11, 13(Hint: Use Theorem 3.4d), 15

10/01 F

 

 

 

10/04 M

 

 

 

10/05 Tu

Exam #1 on Sections 1.4, 2.1, 2.2, 2.3, 2.4, 2.5, 2.6 - An outline of the exam is available here.

10/06 W

Section 1.6 (Review)

Exercises 1.6: # 1bdf, 2bd, 3bdfhj, 6, 7bd, 10, 12

Exercises 1.6: # 1ace, 2ac, 3acegi, 4, 5, 7ac, 8, 9, 11

10/08 F

Section 3.3

Exercises 3.3: # 1bdfh, 2bd, 4, 5b, 6bd, 8, 10, 11, 12, 13bd, 14bdf, 16, 17a, 18bd, 24, 25, 26, 29, 37, 38, 39 Click here for some hints for Exercises 3.3

Exercises 3.3: # 1aceg, 2ac, 3, 5a, 6ac, 9, 13ac, 14aceg, 15, 18ac

10/11 M

 

10/12 Tu

10/13 W

Section 3.4

Exercises 3.4: # 2, 4, 6b, 7bdf, 8bdf, 9bdf, 10bdf, 11bdf, 12bdf, 13bdf, 14, 16, 18bd, 19bd, 20, 21bdf, 22bdf, 26, 27, 28, 31, 32, 33, 35 Click here for some hints for Exercises 3.4

Exercises 3.4: # 1, 3, 5, 6, 7aceg, 8aceg, 9ace, 10ace, 11ace, 12ace, 13ace, 15, 18ac, 19ac, 21ace, 22ace, 25, 34, 37, 38

10/15 F

 

10/18 M

Section 3.5

Exercises 3.5: # 1, 2, 4, 6, 8, 10, 12, 13, 14, 16, 17, 18, 20, 21, 23bd, 26, 28, 29, 33, 34a

Exercises 3.5: # 3, 5, 7, 9, 15, 22, 23ac, 24, 25, 27, 30, 34b

10/19 Tu

10/20 W

 

10/22 F

Section 3.6

Exercises 3.6: # 1bdfh, 2b, 4, 5, 6, 8, 10, 11, 15, 16, 19

Exercises 3.6: # 1aceg, 2a, 3, 7, 9, 12, 13, 14, 20

10/25 M

 

10/26 Tu

10/27 W

Section 4.1

Exercises 4.1: # 1bdfh, 2bdfh, 3bdfh, 4bdfh, 5bdfh, 6bdfh, 7bdfh, 8bdfh, 9bdf, 10bdf, 11bdf, 12, 14, 16, 18, 21, 22

Exercises 4.1: # 1aceg, 2aceg, 3aceg, 4aceg, 5aceg, 6aceg, 7aceg, 8aceg, 9ace, 10ace, 11ace, 13, 15, 17, 19, 20

11/01 M

 

11/02 Tu

 

 

11/03 W

Section 4.2

Exercises 4.2: # 2, 4, 6, 9

Exercises 4.2: # 1, 3, 5, 7, 8, 10

11/05 F

Section 4.4

Exercises 4.4: # 2, 4, 6, 7, 8, 11, 18, 21

Exercises 4.4: # 1, 3, 5, 19

11/08 M

11/09 Tu

Exam #2 on Sections 3.1, 3.2, 3.3, 3.4, 3.5, 3.6 - - An outline of the exam is available here.

11/10 W

 

11/12 F

Section 4.5

Exercises 4.5: # 1bdf, 3, 4, 8, 10, 12, 14, 16, 17, 18, 22, 23, 24, 35bd

Exercises 4.5: # 1ace, 2, 6, 7, 9, 13, 15, 19, 20 21, 35ac

11/15 M

11/16 Tu

Section 4.6

Exercises 4.6: # 2, 4, 6, 8b, 10, 12bd, 13b, 14, 16, 18, 20

Exercises 4.6: # 1, 3, 5, 7, 8a, 9, 11, 12ac, 13ac, 15, 17, 19

11/17 W

11/19 F

11/22 M

Section 5.1

Exercises 5.1: # 2bdfh, 4, 6, 7bdf, 8bdf, 11, 15, 17, 18, 19, 21, 22, 24, 27, 29, 30, 32, 34, 36, 38, 39bdfh, 41, 46

Exercises 5.1: # 2aceg, 3, 5, 7ace, 8ace, 12, 13, 16, 20, 23, 26, 28, 31, 33, 35, 37, 39aceg

11/23 Tu

 

11/29 M

Section 5.2

Exercises 5.2: # 1bdfh, 2, 6, 8, 11, 12, 14, 16, 19, 20bd

Exercises 5.2: # 1aceg, 3, 7, 9, 10, 13, 18, 20ac

11/30 Tu

Exam #3 on Sections 4.1, 4.2, 4.4, 4.5, 4.6

12/01 W

 

 

12/03 F

Section 5.3

Exercises 5.3: # 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 8, 10, 12, 13, 14, 18

Exercises 5.3: # 7, 9, 11, 15

12/06 M

 

 

12/07 Tu

Section 5.4

Exercises 5.4:

# 2(Prove part d by using Theorem 5.31; in each of parts a, b, c, e, and f, just find an Exercise in Section 2.1 which essentially parallels the proof, instead of actually writing a proof),

# 3, 5

Exercises 5.4: # 4, 6

12/08 W

 

 

12/10 F

 

12/13-17

Final Exam (in the time slot on the final exam schedule) - About half of the final exam will cover material from Chapter 5; the other half of the final exam will cover material from Chapters 1, 2, 3, and 4.)