Algebra) - Winter 2009
- Lectures: MWF 9:00-9:50am, in AP&M B412
Office Hours: Mo. & We. 8:00
- 9:00am, in AP&M B412.
Phone: 858-534-6297; E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Teaching Assistant: DANIEL VALLIÈRES -
Sections: M 5-5:50, in WLH
Office Hours: Th 1-2pm, F 2-3pm, in AP&M 5132
WHAT IS MATH 100B? This is the second
undergraduate course in abstract algebra. In this course we continue to
from group, ring and field theory.
TEXT Beachy, J. A. and
Blair, W. D. Abstract Algebra,
(Waveland Press Inc., 2006). You
are expected to read the text BEFORE each lecture. The students
enrolled in this class are expected to be familiar with the material in
Chapters I, II and III of the textbook (covered in Math
100A, which is a background requirement for Math
- Midterm I - Wednesday, January 28, 9:00am, in B412.
Topics: Sections 3.5, 3.6, 3.7, 3.8.
- Midterm II - Wednesday, February 25, 9:00am,
- Final Exam - Wednesday, March 18,
8:00-11:00am. Location: AP&M B412. Topics: comprehensive.
No notes, textbooks, calculators
are allowed during exams. No make-up exams will be given and no late
homework will be accepted. Cheating on an exam results in 0 points for
that exam, as well as
further disciplinary action. Please
read very carefully the following ACADEMIC
- Midterms 1+2: 20% each; Final Exam: 40%;
Homework: 20%. The grading will be done on a curve, the median
corresponding to a B-/C+.
Help with mathematical problems:
Help with personal problems which
affect your class work:
- Section: Ask
questions in section --- this is one of the main reasons why sections
- Office Hours: You
are strongly advised to take full advantage of your professor's and
- Classmates: Sometimes
a classmate can help. Sometimes you can learn by working out problems
together with your classmates.
- Talk to the professor or, if appropriate, your