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 


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 1.413 
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, 9ª 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, 6ª, 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 


12/1317 
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.) 