MATH2070A  Algebraic Structures  2021/22
Announcement
 First Class is Monday September 6th  there will be no tutorial this week.
 See Blackboard for lecture notes.
General Information
Lecturer

Michael McBreen
 Office: Room 235, Lady Shaw Building
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 Office Hours: TBA
Teaching Assistant

CheungChin Ho
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 Office Hours: TBA

Ng Ming Ho
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 Office Hours: TBA
Time and Venue
 Lecture: Mondays 3:304:15PM Wu Ho Man Yuen Bldg 301, Wednesdays 2:304:15 Wu Ho Man Yuen Bldg 306
 Tutorial: Mondays 2:30PM  3:15PM Wu Ho Man Yuen Bldg 301.
Course Description
In this course, you will learn the fundamentals of modern algebra.
Topics include : • Groups  examples of groups such as the permutation group, the dihedral groups and the cyclic groups. Subgroups, Lagrange's theorem and group homomorphisms. • Rings  examples of rings such as the ring of integers and polynomial rings. Integral domains, fields, ring homomorphisms, ideals and quotient rings. • Fields  examples of field extensions and finite fields.
Preclass Notes
Lecture Notes
Honesty in Academic Work
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http://www.cuhk.edu.hk/policy/academichonesty/and thereby help avoid any practice that would not be acceptable.
Assessment Policy Last updated: September 16, 2021 11:28:14