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MTH 476: Abstract Algebra II


Term: Fall 2016
Times: 19:30-21:17
Room: 388 MSC

Description of the course

The course lays the fundamentals for students who want to study cryptography, coding theory, and digital communications. Furthermore, teachers of middle school or high school who want to understand the geometric constructions, solutions of polynomials should definitely take this course.   The course studies the theory of fields and its applications. 

Textbooks:
  • Lecture notes and homework sets will be provided in class

Grading 

There will be a homework set every Tuesday  due the following Tuesday. 
  • Homework                    70 %  (There will be 12 homework sets)
  • Final                              30 %
The grade will be computed as follows:   
Grade= (T-35)/15,  where T is your total score.   
You will be able to check the scores in Moodle, including class averages, ranking, etc. 

Assignments 
  1. Homework # 1 
  2. Homework # 2 
  3. Homework # 3
  4. Homework # 4
  5. Homework # 5
  6. Homework # 6
  7. Homework # 7
  8. Homework # 8
  9. Homework # 9
  10. Homework # 10
  11. Homework # 11
  12. Homework # 12

Prerequisites:

  • MTH 275 and permission of instructor or MTH 475
 
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