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Math 5327 Modern Algebra II

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(in MA 251)
001
TR 11:00–12:20 pm in MA 115
Lars Winther Christensen
M 1:30–2:30 pm and TR 1–2 pm
or by appointment

Handouts and Links

Date Handout / link
18 Jan Errata to the textbook
18 Jan Course Calendar: dates of homework and exams
18 Jan Syllabus and Policies

Reading and Self-assessment Problems

Date In class (pp.) Suggested problems Next class (pp.)
3 May 591–595 14.4.1 596–602
1 May 576–588 14.3.1 591–602
27 Apr 572–576 14.2.7 576–588
24 Apr 568–571 14.2.7 572–575
17 Apr 562–568 14.1.3 568–573
12 Apr 558–562 14.1.1 562–566
10 Apr Exam 2 558–566
5 Apr 145–150 4.6.1, 4.6.2
3 Apr 143–145 4.5.23 145–150
29 Mar 140–143 4.5.2, 4.5.6 143–146
27 Mar 139–140 4.5.1, 4.5.3 140–144
22 Mar 128–136 4.4.1, 4.4.3 139–143
20 Mar 122–127 4.3.8 128–137
8 Mar 112–121 4.1.2, 4.2.1 122–129
6 Mar 106–110 3.5.2, 3.5.9 112–121
1 Mar Exam 1 106–110
27 Feb 101–106 3.4.1, 3.4.2
22 Feb 552–555 13.6.1 101–105
20 Feb 544–551 13.5.2 552–555
15 Feb 536–543 13.4.1 544–551
13 Feb 528–536 13.3.1 536–545
8 Feb 519–528 13.2.1, 13.2.3 528–536
6 Feb 509–518 13.1.1, 13.1.2 519–529
1 Feb 494–499 12.3.5 509–519
30 Jan 491–494 12.3.1, 12.3.2 494–499
25 Jan 480–488 12.2.9, 12.2.14 491–496
23 Jan 476–479 12.2.2, 12.2.4 480–488
18 Jan 472–476 12.2.1, 12.2.7 476–479

Homework

Date Assigned problems Due date
1 May 14.2.11, 14.3.3, 14.3.4, 14.4.2, 14.4.3, 14.5.4 8 May
24 Apr 14.1.10, 14.2.6, 14.2.8, 14.2.12, 14.2.14 1 May
17 Apr 14.1.5, 14.2.4, 14.2.7, 14.2.10, 14.2.13 24 Apr
3 Apr 4.4.18, 4.5.13, 4.5.16, 4.5.21, 14.1.4 17 Apr
27 Mar 4.3.17, 4.4.8, 4.4.13, 4.5.3, 4.5.4 3 Apr
20 Mar 4.1.7, 4.2.8, 4.3.3, 4.3.4, 4.3.12 27 Mar
6 Mar 3.4.5, 3.4.12, 3.5.9, 3.5.12, 4.1.4, 4.2.7 20 Mar
20 Feb 13.4.3, 13.4.5, 13.4.6, 13.5.3, 13.5.5, 13.6.3 6 Mar
13 Feb 13.2.10, 13.2.14, 13.2.19, 13.3.5, 13.4.2 20 Feb
6 Feb 13.1.3, 13.1.5, 13.1.7, 13.2.2, 13.2.4 13 Feb
30 Jan 12.2.2, 12.2.13, 12.3.1, 12.3.4, 12.3.11 6 Feb
23 Jan 12.2.4, 12.2.9, 12.2.11, 12.2.14, 12.2.18 30 Jan
18 Jan 12.1.11, 12.1.20, 12.1.21, 12.1.22, 12.2.3, 12.2.5 23 Jan

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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