School of Mathematics
Georgia Institute of Technology
Atlanta, GA 303320160
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MATH 4107 (Abstract Algebra I),
Spring 2023

Course Syllabus
 Assignments and other additional information can be found on our course
page on Canvas
 LECTURE NOTES:
These notes follow the text
"Abstract Algebra," Third Edition, by I. N. Herstein, Wiley, 1999.
Notes may be updated throughout the semester.
 Chapter 1
 Chapter 2
 Chapter 3
 Chapter 4
 Recommended Practice Homework Problems:
 Section 1.3: #3, 6, 7, 13, 23, 24, 27
 Section 1.4: #1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 8, 9, 15, 16, 21
 Section 1.6: #1, 2, 7, 13
 Section 2.1: #1, 2, 8, 9, 13, 14, 15, 16, 18, 19, 25, 28, 31
 Section 2.2: #3, 5
 Section 2.3: #1, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 14, 15, 16, 19,
20, 21, 22
 Section 2.4: #2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 9, 10, 12, 13, 15, 16, 17, 18, 26,
28, 31, 32, 34, 43
 Section 2.5: #1, 2, 3, 6, 9, 12, 14, 15, 16, 18, 19, 20, 26, 28,
37, 38, 40(use #38), 41
 Section 2.6: #1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 10, 11, 12, 13, 15, 16, 18
 Section 2.7: #2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7
 Section 2.8: #2, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 11, 12, 13, 15
 Section 2.9: #1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6
 Section 3.1: #1, 2, 3, 4, 5
 Section 3.2: #1, 2, 3, 5, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21
 Section 3.3: #1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9(challenge)
 Section 4.1: #1, 2, 3, 4, 10, 21, 26, 28, 29, 30, 31, 34, 35, 40, 41
 Section 4.2: #2, 3, 5, 6, 8
 Section 4.3: #1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 9, 11, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 25
 Section 4.4: #2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8
 Section 4.5: #1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 8, 10, 11, 14, 15, 16, 18, 20, 23, 24, 27
 Section 4.6: #1, 2, 3, 4, 5