**5520.001, Fall 2004**

**Modern Algebra I**

**Conley**

the University of North Texas. |

**Instructor:** Charles Conley, GAB 419, (940) 565-3326

**Office Hours:** MW 11-12, F 11-1

**Class:** MW 12:00-1:20, GAB 206

**Grading:** There will be 13 weekly homeworks worth 10 points
each, one midterm exam worth 150 points, and a final exam worth 220
points.

**Text:** Contemporary Abstract Algebra, 5th edition, by Joseph
Gallian.

**Course:** This course will cover groups, beginning with
definitions and ending with Sylow theory. The aim will be to
introduce you to
rigorous algebraic proofs and prepare you for the groups section of the
algebra qualifying exam. We will cover Chapters 0-11, 24, and 25.

I

FINAL EXAM: Friday, Dec. 17, 10:30-12:30
(Review
Sheet)

HOMEWORK 13 (Turn this in any time up to the final. it is
very long: do what you can, and consider it preparation for the algebra
qualifying exam):

Chapter 25: 1-9

HOMEWORK 12, due Wednesday, Dec. 1:

Chapter 24: 2-12, 14-18

HOMEWORK 11, due Wednesday, Nov. 24:

HOMEWORK 10, due Wednesday, Nov. 17:

Chapter 10: 7-12, 15-16, 20-24

HOMEWORK 9, due Wednesday, Nov. 10:

Chapter 9: 7, 9, 10, 14, 16, 17, 19, 22, 26

HOMEWORK 8, due Wednesday, Nov. 3:

Chapter 7: 23-27, 30, 33-38, 40-42, 46

MIDTERM EXAM: Wednesday, Oct. 27 (Review Sheet)

HOMEWORK 7, due Monday, Oct.
25 (postponed):

Page 90, problem 15

Chapter 6: 2, 11-15, 18, 32-35, 37-38

Chapter 7: 1-3, 5-8, 10, 14-21

HOMEWORK 6, due Wednesday, Oct. 13:

Chapter 5: 36-38, 40, 42, 44, 46, 51-52

Chapter 6: 1, 3-8, 10, 16-17, 22, 25, 30, 43

HOMEWORK 5, due Wednesday, Oct. 6:

Chapter 5: 2, 4-7, 9-14, 17-20, 22, 24, 26-30, 32-34

HOMEWORK 4, due Wednesday, Sept. 29:

Chapter 4: 14, 16-19, 21c, 28-30, 33, 35-36, 38, 40-43,
51-52, 54, 60-61

Supplemental Problems, page 89: 1-3, 5-6, 13, 23

HOMEWORK 3, due Wednesday, Sept. 22:

Chapter 3: 10, 12, 14-18, 20-23, 33, 38, 40-42, 50

Chapter 4: 2, 8-13

Chapter 2: 31-33, 35

Chapter 0: 1-4, 6-12, 14-15, 17, 22, 28

Chapter 3: 1, 4, 6, 8-9

HOMEWORK 1, due Wednesday, Sept. 8:

Chapter 1: 1-3, 11, 14

Chapter 2: 6-7, 15, 17-20, 23, 25-26, 29*