## Calendar

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Week Date Topic Homework (Due at the beginning of class)
1 Wednesday
1/18/12
Course Orientation
Introduction to Sage
Chapter 1. Preliminaries.

Friday
1/20/12

Chapter 1. Preliminaries.

2 Monday
1/23/12
Chapter 1. Preliminaries.
Wednesday
1/25/12
Chapter 2. The Integers. Chapter 1 Sage Assignment
http://sfa.sagenb.org/home/pub/48
Friday
1/27/12
Chapter 2. The Integers. Exercises 8*, 9*, 17, 18, 22*, 24 (b, d)*, 25: pp. 18-21.
Exercises marked with (*) are to be written up in your homework journal.
3 Monday
1/30/12
Chapter 2. The Integers.
Wednesday
2/1/12
Chapter 3. Groups. Chapter 2 Sage Assignment
http://sfa.sagenb.org/home/pub/47/
Friday
2/3/12
Chapter 3. Groups. Exercises 2*, 3*, 14*, 15 (a, b), 16*, 20*; pp. 32-34.
4 Monday
2/6/12
Chapter 3. Groups.
Wednesday
2/8/12
Chapter 4. Cyclic Groups. Chapter 3 Sage Assignment
http://sfa.sagenb.org/home/pub/49
Friday
2/10/12
Chapter 4. Cyclic Groups. Exercises 1, 6, 7*, 16, 24*, 32*, 44*; pp. 51-57.
5 Monday
2/13/12
Chapter 4. Cyclic Groups.
Wednesday
2/15/12
Chapter 5. Permutation Groups. Chapter 4 Sage Assignment
http://sfa.sagenb.org/home/pub/50
Friday
2/17/12
Chapter 5. Permutation Groups. Exercises 3, 5, 6, 13*, 32*; pp. 71-74.
6 Monday
2/20/12
Exam I - Chapters 1-4
Wednesday
2/22/12
Chapter 5. Permutation Groups.
Friday
2/24/12
Chapter 6. Cosets and Lagrange's Theorem. Chapter 5 Sage Assignment
http://sfa.sagenb.org/home/pub/51
7 Monday
2/27/12
Chapter 6. Cosets and Lagrange's Theorem. Exercises 1, 2, 3, 6, 12*, 14, 22*, 26*; pp. 89-93.
Wednesday
2/29/12
Chapter 6. Cosets and Lagrange's Theorem.
Friday
3/2/12
Chapter 9. Isomorphisms. Chapter 6 Sage Assignment
http://sfa.sagenb.org/home/pub/52
8 Monday
3/5/12
Chapter 9. Isomorphisms. Exercises 2, 5, 11*, 12*, 13, 17*, 18*; pp. 100-102.
Wednesday
3/7/12
Chapter 9. Isomorphisms.
Friday
3/9/12
Chapter 10. Normal Subgroups and Factor Groups. Chapter 9 Sage Assignment
http://sfa.sagenb.org/home/pub/53
Only complete Exercise 1 (a). You may omit the material on internal direct products.
9 Monday
3/19/12
Chapter 10. Normal Subgroups and Factor Groups. Exercises 1*, 5, 7*, 9*, 13*, 16, 25, 28*; pp. 154-158.
Wednesday
3/21/12
Chapter 10. Normal Subgroups and Factor Groups.
Friday
3/23/12
Chapter 11. Homomorphisms. Exam II Due
10 Monday
3/26/12
Chapter 11. Homomorphisms.
Wednesday
3/28/12
Chapter 11. Homomorphisms. Chapter 10 Sage Assignment
http://sfa.sagenb.org/home/pub/54
Only do Exercises 1-4.
Chapter 11 Sage Assignment
http://sfa.sagenb.org/home/pub/55
Only do Exercise 1.
Friday
3/30/12
Chapter 16. Rings.
11 Monday
4/2/12
Chapter 16. Rings. Exercises 1, 4*, 6*, 13*; pp. 166-168.
Exercises 2, 3*, 9*, 16*; pp. 175-178.
Wednesday
4/4/12
Chapter 16. Rings.
Friday
4/6/12
Easter Recess - No class
12 Monday
4/9/12
Easter Recess - No class
Wednesday
4/11/12
Chapter 17. Polynomials. Exercises 1, 4, 8*, 12*, 16*, 27*, 34*; pp. 261-266.
Friday
4/13/12
MAA Sectional Meeting - No Class Chapter 16 Sage Assignment
http://sfa.sagenb.org/home/pub/56
13 Monday
4/16/12
Chapter 17. Polynomials.

Wednesday
4/18/12
Chapter 17. Polynomials. Chapter 17 Sage Assignment
http://sfa.sagenb.org/home/pub/57
Exercise 1 only.
Friday
4/20/12
Chapter 17. Polynomials.
14 Monday
4/23/12
Chapter 18. Integral Domains. Exercises 3, 4 (b, c), 5*, 9, 10, 11, 25*; pp. 282-286.
Wednesday
4/25/12
Chapter 18. Integral Domains.
Chapter 20. Vector Spaces.

Friday
4/27/12
Chapter 20. Vector Spaces. Exam III Due
15 Monday
4/30/12
Chapter 21. Fields.
Wednesday
5/2/12
Chapter 21. Fields.
Friday
5/4/12
Chapter 21. Fields. Exercises 7*, 10(a)*; pp. 301-304.
Exercises 2*, 3*; pp. 329-331.
Exercises 1, 2, 22*; pp. 353-355.
16 Wednesday
5/9/12
Final Exam at 8-10 AM

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