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We pm, Th am Text: Course outline In school, you have learned the basics of algebra, of divisibility and probably also something about prime numbers.
In this course we will ask and answer why these things all work the way you were taught. This, together with topics like congruences, will be treated in the first few weeks of the course Chapter 2. After this, we will see that algebra is much more general than what you have learned in school.
The second part of the course about 7 weeks is concerned with group theory Chapters 3 and 4. In a last part of about 3 weeks we will discuss selected topics from ring theory Chapter 5 and possibly certain parts from Chapters 6 and 8.
I will assume basic familiarity with the material of Chapter 1 mostly set theory. You should read this chapter on your own in the first couple of weeks and ask me questions about unclear points. The sections needed earliest are Section 1.
A note on proofs.
Nearly everything we discuss in class will be rigorously proved. February 18, 10am in class Second midterm exam: March 25, 10am in class Final exam: Saturday, May 2,9 am - 12 pm, Monroe Hall The two lowest scores will be dropped — no make-ups.But of all the school’s dismal statistics, and there were plenty to choose from – fewer than half of its students graduated within four years, and only seven percent of its juniors were proficient in math – issues of chronic instability loomed largest: In six years, it been led by nearly as many principals.
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