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Unformatted text preview: MATH 4107 SYLLABUS SPRING 2010 Course Number: Math 4107 AU, AG Course Name: Introduction to Abstract Algebra I Lecture Time: MWF 12:0512:55 p.m. Lecture Room: Skiles 243 Instructor: Dr. Christopher Heil Office: Skiles 109 Office Phone: 404-894-9231 Email Address: firstname.lastname@example.org Course Web Page: http://www.math.gatech.edu/ heil Office Hours: MF 1-2 and by appointment Contacting me: I encourage you to contact me by email. I try to check email daily and to respond to questions quickly. Please dont be afraid to set up other appointment times if you are having trouble getting in touch with me. Textbook: I. N. Herstein, Abstract Algebra, Third Edition Material: Chapter 2: Groups Chapter 3: The Symmetric Group Chapter 4: Ring Theory Chapter 5: Fields Prerequisites: Math 2406 (Abstract Vector Spaces) Prerequisites. This is a proof-based course on groups, rings, and fields. One of the main goals of the prerequisite course (MATH 2406) is to teach you proofs and proof-writing. If you havent taken that course or an equivalent course where you learned to write proofs,...
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