# Math 503, fall 2008

We meet Mondays 9.40–10.30, and Wednesdays 9.40–11.30. Our meeting room is M-215, but this may change.

There is no class on Monday, September 29 (or Wednesday, October 1).

There is no class on Monday, November 3 or Wednesday, November 5.

All exercises in Hungerford's *Algebra* (New York: Springer,
1980) are worth doing. I suggest the following in particular.

- I.1: 2, 3, 7, 11, 12, 13, 15
- I.2: 2, 3, 5, 9, 11, 18
- I.3: 1, 2, 4, 5, 9, 10
- I.4: 2, 3, 6, 7, 11, 12 [where
*H*∨*K*= ⟨*H*∪*K*⟩] - I.5: 1, 2, 6, 7, 8, 11, 19
- I.6: 1, 4, 7, 9
- I.7: 1, 6, 7
- I.8: 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 9, 14
- I.9: 3 [where the set is {
*x*:^{n}*x*∈*F*} for some fixed*n*], 4, 5, 7, 13

- II.1: 2, 5, 8, 11
- II.2: 9, 15
- II.4: 3–7, 13
- II.5: 3, 9–11
- II.6: 9
- II.7: 3, 4, 8, 9
- II.8: 1, 5, 7, 13

- III.1: 1, 3, 7, 9, 10(e), 11, 17
- III.2: 1, 2, 5, 6, 11, 15, 18, 21, 23
- III.3: 2, 5, 10, 11
- III.4: 4, 5, 6, 13, 15
- III.5: 8, 9, 11
- III.6: 1, 10, 11, 15

## Notes

## Exams

- Wednesday, November 12 (in class)
- Wednesday, December 24 (in class)
- (Final) January 21 (Wednesday), 11.15, in M-214