MATH 120B LEC A: INTRO RINGS/FIELDS (44720)

MATH 120B LEC A: INTRO RINGS/FIELDS (44720)

Sample Final-120B.pdfSee the standard Math 120B Syllabus for the week by week material breakdown (in real life we might proceed a bit slower or a bit faster as the need arises): 2019_Math_120B_Syllabus.docx

If you need additional sample of solves problems, one possible source is "Schaum's Outline of Abstract Algebra (Schaum's Outlines) 2nd Edition" by Lloyd R. Jaisingh (Author), Frank Ayres Jr. (Author) - see sections 11,12, 13

The grade in the class is based on Homework (25%) (lowest homework score is dropped), Midterm (30%) and Final (45%)

The MIDTERM [Covering Chapters 18-23]  will be on Wednesday, October 30 in class. For a SAMPLE midterm, solve in 50 minutes the following problems: p. 189 (Section 20): exercise 10, page 197 (Section 21): exercise 5, page 207 (Section 22): exercise 23 (c, f, h, i) - justify your answers here!, page 218 (section 23): exercise 17. SOLUTIONS to the SAMPLE midterm are here  Solutions to the actual midterm are here.

FINAL 1 will be on Friday, Dec 6, in RH 114 at 10:30-11:50. FINAL 2 will happen on Friday, Dec 13, in RH 114 at 8:00-9:20. You can only take one of the two.  SAMPLE FINAL is here and solutions are here

OFFICE HOURS for week 10: noon-1 pm on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and 1-2pm on Thursday.

 

 

HWK 1, due Friday Oct 4, in class. pp 175-176, Section 18 exercises: 12,24, 31,32,44, 46 

HWK 2, due Friday, Oct 11, in class. p.177 (Section 18) #52,56, pp. 182-183 (Section 19) #2, 3, 17 (give reasons for your answers!!!), 29, p. 189 (Section 20) #1,4,9,17

HWK 3, due Thursday, Oct 17, in discussion. p. 196-197 (Section 21), #1, 2, 3, 12, 14, 15, p. 207-209 (Section 22), #1, 2, 3, 22, 24, 27. 

HWK 4, due Thursday, Oct 24, in discussion: p. 207 (Section 22), #15, 16, 17, pp. 218-220 (Section 23), # 1, 2, 7, 9, 16, 18, 19,  35, 37. Homework 4 Solutions

HWK 5, due Friday, Nov 1, in class:  pp. 243-245 (Section 26) #3, 10 (justify your answers), 12, 13, 20, 30, 31, 34, 35, 37.

HWK 6, due Thursday, Nov 7, in discussion: (Section 27) #1,3,5,9, 18, 30, 34, 38. 

HWK 7, due Friday, Nov 15, in class: (Section 29) Here

HWK 8, due Thursday, Nov 21, in discussion: (Section 30)(Section 31) Here

HWK 9, due Wednesday, Nov 27, in class: (Section 33) (Section 46) Here Solutions here.

HWK 10, due Wednesday, Dec 4, in class: (Section 45) Here Solutions here

Course Summary:

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