# Math 505-01: Abstract Algebra I

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• Syllabus
• Homework:
1. Due 1/25: Give an example of zero divisors in a ring of matrices; Chapter 12 #6, 46, 19, 20; Chapter 13 #2, 6, 14; Chapter 14 #2, 4, 8
2. Due 2/11 (but be sure to know about them before the test): Show that for any ideal I, we have a-b in I if and only if a+I = b+I. Also, Chapter 14 #11, 14, 24, 26, 27, 55
3. Due 2/18: p. 286 #14, 21, 38, 50, and describe the elements of the field of fractions of Q[x].
4. Due 3/3: p. 298 #12, 17, 18, 36, 37, 38; p. 315 #2, 4, 16, 32
5. Due 3/24: P. 333 #2, 3, 8, 9, 10, 27, 32, 33
6. Due 4/7: p. 347 #1, 2, 6, 10; p. 365 #6, 11; p. 377 #1
7. Due 4/14: p. 377 #3, 4, 6, 14, 16
8. Due 4/21: p. 366 #28; p. 377 #7, 24
9. Due 5/5: Describe, roughly, the major points of each of your classmate's projects.

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