Study resources

I hope these resources will help you complete the homework assignments and study for the midterms. To make the best use of these solutions you should always attempt problems first and only look up solutions later.

Advice for students for learning Abstract algebra

Free lecture videos by a Harvard professor on abstract algebra

From Terry Tao’s website:


How can one become better at solving mathematical problems? Note that there is more to maths than grades and exams and methods; there is also more to maths than rigour and proofs.  It is also important to value partial progress, as a crucial stepping stone to a complete solution of a problem.




Past exams:

(I might add to this list as the quarter progresses to check back before each midterm)

 

Midterm 1:

Old midterm 1 (with solutions): Winter 2006 

Old midterm 1 (with solutions): Spring 2012 

Old midterm 1 (with solutions): Fall  2013

Old midterm 1 (with solutions): Spring 2014

Old midterm 1 (with solutions): Winter 2015

 

Midterm 2:

Old midterm 2 (with solutions): Winter 2006 

Old midterm 2 (with solutions): Spring 2012 

Old midterm 2 (with solutions): Fall  2013

Old midterm 2 (with solutions): Winter 2015 

 

Final 

Old final exam, with solutions: Winter 2006 

Old final exam, with solutions: Spring 2007 

 

 

Old quizzes:

 

quiz 1 

quiz 2 

quiz 3 

quiz 4 

quiz 5 

quiz 6 

quiz 7 

quiz 8 

 

Old homework:

 

Homework 1     

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Homework 2    

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Homework 3   

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Homework 4    

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Homework 5     

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Homework 6 

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Homework 7       

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Homework 8     

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