**189-570A:** Higher Algebra I

**Professor:** Henri Darmon

**Classes: ** MWF 8:30-9:30.

**Room: ** Burnside Hall 1205

**Higher Algebra I on the web:**

Henri Darmon's web page:
http://www.math.mcgill.ca/~darmon

Math 570A:
http://www.math.mcgill.ca/~darmon/courses/algebra1/algebra.html

**Office hours: **

Henri Darmon: WF 11:00-12:00, or by appointment, in room 1221.

**Textbook:** Serge Lang,
Algebra, second edition, Addison-Wesley, Reading, Mass, 1984.

**Syllabus**: This course will cover the standard
syllabus for a
first year graduate course in abstract algebra.
The content and pace will be challenging:
emphasis will be placed on rigorous proofs, and on developping
mathematical
maturity and problem-solving skills.

** Grading Scheme **: 40%
Bi-weekly assignments ,
60% Final.

There will be an option of 100% final.

Answers to frequently asked questions
concerning the take-home final.

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Solutions for the take-home final.