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Math 5326 Modern Algebra

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Office hours:
(in MA 251)
001
TR 11:00–12:20 pm in MA 017
Lars Winther Christensen
M 1:30–3:00 pm and R 2–3:30
or by appointment

Handouts and Links

Date Handout / link
14 Sep Errata to the textbook
29 Aug Course Calendar: dates of homework and exams
29 Aug Syllabus and Policies

Reading and Self-assessment Problems

Date In class (pp.) Suggested problems Next class (pp.)
16 Nov 397–398 10.5.4 398–402
14 Nov 394–397 10.5.4 397–399
9 Nov Exam 2 394–398
2 Nov 389–394 10.5.3
31 Oct 383–388 10.5.12 389–394
26 Oct 378–383 10.5.1 383–388
24 Oct 373–375 10.4.16 378–383
19 Oct 369–373 10.4.16 373–375
17 Oct 365–368 10.4.13 369–373
12 Oct 361–365 10.4.1, 10.4.2 365–371
10 Oct 359–361 10.4.1, 10.4.2 361–365
5 Oct 353–355 10.3.1, 10.3.2 359–364
3 Oct Exam 1 353–355
28 Sep 348–352 10.2.5
26 Sep 337–347 10.1.2, 10.1.6, 10.2.1 348–355
21 Sep 310–313 9.5.4 337–347
19 Sep 306–310 9.4.1, 9.4.5 310–315
14 Sep 303–305 9.2.1, 9.2.2 306–311
12 Sep 292–301 8.3.3, 9.1.1 303–306
7 Sep 289–291 292–301
5 Sep 283–288 8.3.2 289–292
31 Aug 275–281 8.2.1, 8.2.3 283–289
29 Aug 270–274 8.1.2 275–280

Homework

Date Assigned problems Due date
16 Nov 10.5.12, 10.5.16, 10.5.14, 10.5.17, 10.5.7, 10.5.21 28 Nov
2 Nov 10.3.17, 10.4.27, 10.5.6, 10.5.7, 10.5.10 17 Nov
26 Oct 10.3.20, 10.4.16, 10.4.17, 10.4.23, 10.5.2 2 Nov
19 Oct 10.3.16, 10.4.12, 10.4.18, 10.4.20, 10.4.24 27 Oct
12 Oct 10.2.10, 10.3.7, 10.3.15, 10.4.2, 10.4.3, 10.4.7 20 Oct
28 Sep 9.5.3, 10.1.2, 10.1.8, 10.1.20, 10.2.9 13 Oct
21 Sep 9.3.1, 9.3.3, 9.4.1, 9.4.2, 9.4.6 29 Sep
14 Sep 9.1.11, 9.1.13, 9.2.5, 9.2.7, 9.2.9 21 Sep
7 Sep 8.2.8, 8.3.3, 8.3.4, 8.3.6, 9.1.4 15 Sep
1 Sep 8.1.7, 8.2.2, 8.2.4, 8.2.6, 8.3.2 8 Sep
29 Aug 8.1.1, 8.1.3, 8.1.4, 8.1.5, 8.1.11, 8.1.12 1 Sep

Grades

The graded work comprises homework assignments (10), and three (3) exams; they count towards the final grade with weights as follows:

Homework:  50%
In-class exams:  30%  (15% each)
Final exam:  20%

Final grades will be assigned according to the following percentages:

A+  100–97%   A  96.9–93%   A÷  92.9–90%
B+  89.9–87% 86.9–83% B÷  82.9–80%
C+  79.9–77% 76.9–73% C÷  72.9–70%
D+  69.9–67% 66.9–63% D÷  62.9–60%   F  59.9–0%
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