School of Mathematics and Statistics, Carleton University

Section | Tutors' Name | Tutorial Room | Students' Surname |
---|---|---|---|

1 | MASUDA, Ariane | 102AT | A - J |

2 | SADEGHI, Mohammad R. | 340TB | K - Z |

This space will be used for announcements. Check it regularly.

- Final marks are posted on the door of my office (HP4372).
- The course is over.

**Textbook:**

Elements of Modern Algebra by J. Gilbert and L. Gilbert.

**Prerequisites:**

MATH2107, or equivalent.

Students who have not passed the prerequisite course may be automatically
de-registered during the term.

**Classes begin:** Monday Jan 6, 2003.
**Classes end:** Wednesday April 2, 2003.

** Tentative lecture schedule **
(html file) as of December 2002 (before classes start).

The actual material covered in each lecture is below.

**Term mark:**

There will be four tests, each worth 15%, taken in tutorials on
**January 29, February 12, March 5, March 19, 2003.**
Your worst test score will be dropped.

**Evaluation:**

Term mark is 45%. The final examination is 55%.

**Plagiarism and Cheating:**

**Plagiarism** is defined on page 48 of the undergraduate calendar
as an instructional offense that occurs when a student uses or passes
off "as one's own idea or product, work of another without expressly
giving credit". This includes plagiarism involving material lifted from
the Internet. Plagiarism is a serious offense. The penalties for
students who have been found to have plagiarized are a failed grade at
the least sever and suspension, expulsion or notation on transcripts
for serious or repeated cases. Plagiarism is just one form of
**Cheating**. All forms of cheating are taken very seriously and
will be dealt with swiftly and severely.

**Withdrawal:** The last day for withdrawal from the course is
**March 7, 2003.** Withdrawals before **January 31** get 100%
refund, there is **NO** refund after this date.

**Students with Disabilities** requiring academic
accommodations please feel free to to come and discuss it with me.
Students must also contact the Paul Menton Centre, 500 University Centre,
Tel: 520-6608, to complete the required forms.

- January 2003 (html file)
- February 2003 (html file)
- March-April 2003 (html file)

- Problems for Test #1:
- Section 1.2: 1-10;
- Section 1.4: 1-9;
- Section 1.6: 1-3, 5-6;
- Section 2.2: 3-5, 21-22, 26-27, 36;
- Section 2.3: 2-17, 19-20, 23, 26, 34;
- Section 2.4: 2-3, 5, 7, 9-10;
- Section 2.5: 1-6, 19-21;
- Section 3.1:

1-10 decide group or monoid;

11-12: is it monoid?;

15-26: decide group or monoid;

13-14 and 27-30: as they are in textbook.

- Problems for Test #2:
- Section 3.1: 1-31, 38-49, 54-55;
- Section 3.2: 1-5, 8-12, 17-19, 21, 24-25, 28-34;
- Section 3.3: 1-4, 7-11, 19-21, 24, 26, 29.

- Problems for Test #3:
- Section 3.1: 1-31, 38-49, 54-55;
- Section 3.2: 1-5, 8-12, 17-19, 21, 24-25, 28-34;
- Section 3.3: 1-4, 7-11, 19-21, 24, 26, 29;
- Section 3.4: 1-4, 6, 10-11, 13-14, 16, 19, 21-27, 29;
- Section 3.5: 1-2, 4-5, 9, 11-13, 15;
- Section 4.1: 1-8, 13, 15.

- Problems for Test #4:
- Section 2.8: 1-25;
- Section 3.5: 1-2, 4-15;
- Section 4.1: 1-20;
- Section 4.4: 1-2, 6-12, 14-28, 30-31, 38-39, 43.

- Problems for the exam: all exercises listed above for
previous tests plus the following exercises:
- Section 4.5: 1-11, 13-19, 22;
- Section 5.1: 1-2, 7-8, 11-20, 22, 26-27, 30, 34-36, 40;
- Section 5.2: 1, 15, 18-19;
- Section 6.1: 1-3, 5-8, 10-14, 19, 21-24;
- Section 6.2: 6, 8, 12, 16, 19;
- Section 6.4: 1-2, 5-6, 9-10;
- Section 8.1: 1-11, 13-17;
- Section 8.2: 1-21;
- Section 8.5: 1-2.

e-mail: daniel@math.carleton.ca