189-235A: Basic Algebra I
Professor: Henri Darmon
Classes: MWF 8:30-9:30.
Room: Otto Maass 10
Basic Algebra I on the web:
Henri Darmon's web page:
Thomas Mattman's web page:
Special review session
Friday, December 5, 8:30-9:30 in Otto Mass 10.
Special office hours in the week before midterms:
Monday, December 1, 10:30-11:30.
Wednesday, December 3, 10:30-12:30.
Friday, December 5, 11:00-12:00.
Monday, December 8, 9:00-10:00.
Wednesday December 3: 8h30-16h00
Thursday, Dember 4: 8h30-16h00
Friday, December 5: 8h30 - 12h30.
Monday: 8h30-10h30 and 12h00-14h00.
Monday, December 1, 11:30-12:30 and 5:30-6:30.
Wednesday, December 3, 3:00-4:00.
Thursday, December 4, 12:30-2:00.
Friday, December 5, 1:00-3:00.
Monday, December 8, 10:00-1:00.
Terry Jackson :
Tuesday, December 2, 9:00-10:00.
TA's and tutorials:
M 12:30-13:30, Burnside 1B24.
M 5:30-6:30, Burnside 920.
Tu 9:00-10:00, Burnside 920.
Henri Darmon: MWF 10:30-11:30 in room 1211
Terry Jackson: Tu 11:00-12:00 and 1:00-2:00.
Dominic Lemelin: M 14:00-15:00 and W 11:30-13:30
Thomas Mattman: M 11:30-12:30 and W 3:00-4:00.
Required Text: Joseph Rotman, A first course in Abstract Algebra,
Prentice Hall publisher.
Note: Because of the unexpectedly high enrolment in the course, the
bookstore has run out of textbooks. They are on order, and should be available
in one or two weeks. In the meantime, you can purchase
a photocopy of chapter 1 of the book in the Basement of the
McConnell Engineering Building EUS copy room, for about 1.50$.
Syllabus: This course will cover the standard
syllabus for a
first year undergraduate course in abstract algebra.
The content and pace will be challenging:
emphasis will be placed on rigorous proofs, and on developping
maturity and problem-solving skills.
Grading Scheme : 30%
Weekly assignments ,
30% Midterm, 40% Final.
There will be an option of 100% final.