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Math 5327 Modern Algebra II

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Office hours:
(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.)
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
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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