University of Rhode Island MTH316: Algebra
Spring 2017


Here is a course timetable showing exactly where we are in class. I will attempt to update it at least weekly, to give you an idea of the reading you need to do to prepare for class.

Week beginningChapterReadingNotes
09/04Welcome; Introductory worksheet.
09/112. GroupsIntroductory Worksheet
Chapters 0-2
Chapter 0 should be familiar, just read to check you know the material. Chapter 1 contains motivation; Chapter 2 is the true start of the material.
09/183. Finite Groups and SubgroupsChapter 3
09/253. SubgroupsChapter 3 (with emphasis on the latter part).
10/024. Cyclic GroupsChapter 4
10/095. Permutation GroupsChapter 5
10/166. Isomorphisms, Midterm IReread Chapters 1-4 for revisionMidterm I is on 10/19. Here is a review sheet.