(Spring 2015)

*"Mathematics is the search for beauty and truth at the same time."
-- Bertrand Russell --*

- Final exam solutions posted at 2:45 pm Friday
- Here are the 21 Final Exam Scores:

133 118 108 106 104 102 100 99 98 84 84 82

67 67 66 66 65 55 55 54 27

- Here are the scores for the 21 Test 2 bluebooks that were handed back
on May 27:

111 99 93 88 86 85 84 83 78 76 74 (A range)

66 65 63 59 59 56 55 52 30 (B range)

- Here are the scores for the 22 Test 1 bluebooks that were handed back
on April 29:

96 82 76 76 74 72 70 69 69 64 64 (A range)

62 59 58 57 56 56 55 53 51 51 44 (B range)

### Homework Assigned homework problems

Weekly homework (hw) should be done by Tuesday's Section, but it will not be collected. Every exam will have at least one problem similar to the hw.

### Instructor/TA information:

- Professor:
**Ron Evans** - Email: revans@ucsd.edu
- Lecture: MWF 11:00 - 11:50 am in APM B412.
- Office Hours: MWF 2:30 - 3:30 pm in APM 5816 or by appt.

- Teaching Assistant:
**Samuel Lind** - Email: swlind@ucsd.edu
- Website: math.ucsd.edu/~swlind/
- Office Hours: Tues 3-5 pm & Fri 3-5 pm in APM 6414

- Section:

A01 (838392) Tuesday 2:00 - 2:50 pm in APM B412

### Exams:

**Test 1:**Friday, April 24, 2015, from 11 to 11:50 am in APM B412.**Test 2:**Friday, May 22, 2015, from 11 to 11:50 am in APM B412.**Final Exam:**Friday, June 12, 2015, from 11:30 am to 2:30 pm in APM B412.

All exams are closed book. Do your own work on exams--academic dishonesty is taken very seriously.

You must have**bluebooks**for all exams, including the final.

### Solutions to Test 1 Solutions to Test 2 Solutions to Final

### Grading:

- 30% Test 1
- 30% Test 2
- 40% Final exam

### Text:

**Abstract Algebra, 3rd edition, by Beachy and Blair**

This quarter is devoted to Field Theory and Galois Theory.

Accordingly we will cover much of Chapters 6 and 8.

- Professor: