Homepage for MATH 4E03

Winter, 2021

Instructor: Dr. H. Boden, HH/313, ext. 23428
Classtime: Monday, Wednesday, and Thursday 4:30-5:20pm
Office Hours: Thursdays 10:30am and by appointment

Course Outline

Announcements:

p. 33 #11 (see also p. 33 #10) 
p. 41 #25 bc  
p. 111 #10 
p. 122 #8
p. 130 #13
p. 137 #8
It will cover topics on group theory, as covered in class. Here are sample review problems.
It will cover topics on rings and ideals, polynomial rings, irreducibility, and field theory as covered in class. The corresponding sections in the textbook are sections 7.4, 9.1, 9.2, 9.4, 13.1, 13.2, 13.4. Here is a long list of review problems for the test:
section 7.4, p.257 #15 
section 9.4, p.311 #1ac, 2ac, 6  
section 9.5, p.315 #3, 4 
section 13.1, p.519 #3, 5
section 13.2, p.529 #1, 3, 5, 7, 10
section 13.4, p.545 #3, 5

It will mainly focus on the material covered in class from chapters 13 and 14 of the textbook. Please review all assigned problems, as well as the suggested review problems for test 2 (above). Here are additional review problems for the final exam: section 7.4, p.257 #15 
section 13.3, p.536 #4, 5  
section 13.5, p.551 #2, 5, 8, 10 
section 13.6, p.555 #5, 9 (set n=2 for simplicity)
section 14.1, p.566 #1, 3, 4, 5
section 14.2, p.581 #2, 3, 4, 5, 12, 13, 14
section 14.4, p.595 #1, 2
section
14.5
, p.603 #3 (see example 1 on p.597)
section 14.6, p.581 #2, 18


Assessment:

A student's grade will be determined by Homework Assignments, Two Midterms, and the Final Exam according to the following percentages:

40% Assignments
15% Midterm Test #1 

15% Midterm Test #2 
30%
Final Exam

Class Notes:
week 1   01/11/21   01/13/21
   01/14/21
week 2  
01/18/21   01/20/21   01/21/21
week 3   01/25/21   01/27/21
week 4   02/01/21   02/03/21
week 5   02/08/21   02/10/21
week 6   02/22/21   02/24/21
week 7   03/01/21   03/03/21
week 8   03/08/21   03/10/21
week 9   03/15/21   03/17/21
week 10   03/22/21   03/24/21
week 11   03/29/21   03/31/21
week 12
 
04/07/21   04/08/21
week 13   04/12/21   04/14/21