Time and Place: MWF 10:00 am-10:50 am, MS 5127
E-mail address: matthiasmath.ucla.edu
Office: MS 5614
Office Phone: (310) 206-8576
Office Hours: M 11:00am-11:50am, W 2:00pm-2:50pm, or by
appointment. (I will not hold 'virtual' office hours.)
Discussion Section: Th
10:00am-10:50am, MS 5127
Teaching Assistant: Melissa Lynn
to download the course handout.
The ring of integers; integral domains, fields, polynomial domains,
T. Hungerford, Abstract Algebra,
2nd ed., Brooks/Cole Publishing Co.
There will be 9 problem
sets over the course of the quarter. Problems range in
difficulty from routine to more challenging. Completed solutions
are to be handed in at the beginning of class on Friday
(starting Week 2), and a sample of the problems will be graded
and returned to you in the following week.
Put the following information in the upper right hand corner of
the first page:
Math 110A, Homework # number.
On each additional page, put your name in the upper right-hand
corner. Work single-sided, that is, write on only one side of
each sheet of paper. STAPLE any homework that is more than one
page long. Remove all perforation before submitting. Write
legibly. Label the chapter + section number as well as the
problem number (e.g., 1.1 #12). Homework that fails to meet the above requirements
will be marked "Unacceptable'' and returned unread.
, due Friday, October 5.
, due Friday, October 12.
, due Friday, October 19.
, due Friday, October 26.
, due Friday, November 2.
, due Friday, November 9.
, due Friday, November
, due Friday, November
, due Friday, December 7.
During the last 10 minutes of the TA session (starting in Week 2),
the TA will give a quiz based on the homework assigned that week,
which will be graded and returned to you in the following week.
No make up quizzes will be given under any circumstances.
Your lowest quiz score will be dropped when computing your grade.
There will be two hour
examinations, on Friday, October 19 and Friday, November 16, in
There will be a final exam on Tuesday,
December 11, 2012, 3:00pm–6:00pm, in MS 5127.
No make up exams will be given
under any circumstances.
No books, calculators, scratch paper or notes will be allowed
Grading policy: Homework: 15%. Quizzes: 5%. Hour Exams: 20%
each. Final Exam: 40%.
All scores and final grades will be available on the MyUCLA gradebook.
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December 1, 2012.