M ATHEMATICS 329R INGS AND F IELDS O CTOBER 31, 2003
A SSIGNMENT 8
D UE F RIDAY, N OVEMBER 7, 2003.
Reading. Sections 5.5 and 5.6 (up to Theorem 5.6.6) of Herstein.
Herstein problems.
Section 5.5, problems 4, 6, 9, and 10. (Note for problem 9: you may nd
M ATHEMATICS 329R INGS AND F IELDS S EPTEMBER 26, 2003
A SSIGNMENT 5
D UE F RIDAY, O CTOBER 3
Reading. Sections 3.9, 3.10, and 3.11 of Herstein.
Herstein problems.
Section 3.9, problems 2 and 3.
Section 3.10, problems 2 and 3.
Section 3.11, problems 4,
M ATHEMATICS 329R INGS AND F IELDS O CTOBER 3, 2003
A SSIGNMENT 6
D UE F RIDAY, O CTOBER 10
Reading. Section 5.1 of Herstein.
Herstein problems.
Section 5.1, problems 4, 8, 9, 10, 12.
Hint for 9(c): recall that the non-zero elements of F form a group und
M ATHEMATICS 329R INGS AND F IELDS S EPTEMBER 12, 2003
A SSIGNMENT 3
D UE F RIDAY, S EPTEMBER 19
Reading. Sections 3.5, 3.6, and 3.7 of Herstein.
Herstein problems.
Section 3.6, problems 4 and 6.
Section 3.7, problem 3, 7, and 8 (you may give a combined
M ATHEMATICS 329R INGS AND F IELDS O CTOBER 27, 2003
F INAL P RESENTATIONS
G UIDELINES FOR YOUR PRESENTATION
You should work in pairs. However, because we have an odd number of students in the class,
I will allow (and hope to nd) one group of three stude