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Columbian College of Arts and Sciences

Mathematics (MATH)

MATH

4121

Introduction to Abstract Algebra I

Intro to Abstract Algebra 1

Fall 2017

3

Course Type

Lecture

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MATH 2971; and MATH 2184 or MATH 2185

Corequisites

30

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Term(s) Offered

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No

No

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No

Study of groups and associated concepts, including Lagrange’s theorem, Cayley’s theorem, the fundamental theorem of homomorphisms, and applications to counting.

After taking this course, students will be able to

• cite the general theorems of groups and rings to deduce facts about familiar mathematical constructs;

• list numerous, diverse examples of groups and rings and identify their properties; and

• employ properly the language and notation of algebra in writing proofs and solving problems.

• cite the general theorems of groups and rings to deduce facts about familiar mathematical constructs;

• list numerous, diverse examples of groups and rings and identify their properties; and

• employ properly the language and notation of algebra in writing proofs and solving problems.

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