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R�I���B�2Lv3��z�}��d{K course grading. For problems that incorporate multiple parts, do not claim a problem unless you can successfully solve all parts listed. You will type up and submit your solutions in LaTeX which you will learn to use as part of the course. Course Description This is a 3-unit class on elementary abstract algebra. It is critical that you become an active participant in the classroom. Galois theory. On the days homework is due, you will take turns presenting your homework solutions to the rest of the class. Cheating will not be tolerated. The course will cover chapters rings, elds, and selected topics as time permits. Other times I will call on specific individuals to contribute. structure, course policies or anything else. Assignments cannot be turned in via email. This includes—but is not limited to—copying assignments, using unauthorized materials in a test, looking at someone else's paper during a test, collaborating with another person during a test, plagiarism, data fabrication, data falsification, and other similar activities. { Alexey Sosinsky, 1991 No exceptions. To add some comments, click the "Edit" link at the top. I have purposely selected a textbook that has good exposition. I reserve the right to assess a penalty for cheating as the severity demands. I reserve the right to change the syllabus as circumstances necessitate, but no new policy will be enforceable until after you have been notified in class. Your score for the claimed problems grade will be the total number of problems you mark out of the total number of problems assigned. I prefer not to send or receive course-related email through my Westminster College account. Approximate Syllabus: The following is a rough, tentative plan for the topics we will cover. In addition to using correct methods and obtaining the correct answer, I am also watching to see that you are careful in your exposition and responsive to the questions and suggestions of your classmates. You will be required to provide documentation of your disability to that office. This class is a participatory experience. In the end, the goal is to have a correct solution on the board, no matter how we arrive at that point. Mondays, 10:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m., 2:00 p.m.–3:00 p.m. All email correspondence for the course should be conducted through the Canvas course site. Course Purpose: An introduction to abstract algebraic structures, emphasizing group and ring theory Course Objectives: Upon completion of this course, students may take Advanced Abstract Algebra (Math 4333) or Graph Theory with Applications (Math 4315) Course Content: Sets, Cartesian products and binary operations, Properties of Integers One of the ways you can be a successful member of the class is to read the textbook. When you successfully solve a homework problem, you will "claim" it by marking it on a shared Google Docs spreadsheet. Required Materials: Text: An introduction to Abstract Algebra with Notes to the Future Teacher, by Nicodemi, Sutherland and Towsley published by Pearson. >> https://math.berkeley.edu/~libland/teaching/math-113/. You will not be able to listen and take notes passively. If you have a disability for which you need accommodations in this class, please contact the Services for Students with Disabilities as soon as possible. Office Hours: Monday 9-12am, 1071 Evans Hall, Course Overview: https://math.berkeley.edu/~libland/teaching/math-113/.