Applied and industrial algebra (Math 127), Spring 2020

MacQuarrie Hall 233, MW 10:30-11:45am (Sec. 01, code 24040)

Last update of this page: Wed May 13, 10:10pm

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FUA (Frequently Used Acronyms):

In the box below are some acronyms that I use all the time, both in class and when grading your work. You are welcome to use them as well.

(list of Frequently Used Abbreviations)



Administrative handouts:

Course greensheet, Information sheet.

Course notes:

Course notes.

Course mechanics: Homework in Math 127, Check-ins.

Course content: The formal definition of ring.

Background: Writing proofs (optional).

Topics for exams:

Exam 1, Exam 2, Final exam.

Sample exams:

Exam 1, Exam 2, Final exam (answers)

Exams taken so far:

Exam 1, Exam 2 (makeups: version A, version B)

Online lectures:

Click on the link in the "Sections covered" column for a copy of the slides for the day; click on the link in the "Video" column to watch the lecture on YouTube. Or just check out our class playlist here.
Date Sections covered Video
Wed Mar 11 Sec. 6.2-6.3 Video for Sec. 6.2-6.3
Mon Mar 16 Sec. 6.3-6.4 Video for Sec. 6.3-6.4
Wed Mar 18 Sec. 6.4, 7.1-7.2 Video for Sec. 6.4, 7.1-7.2
Mon Mar 23 Sec. 7.2-7.3 Video for Sec. 7.2-7.3
Wed Mar 25 Sec. 7.3-7.4 Video for Sec. 7.3-7.4
Mon Apr 06 Sec. 7.5 Video for Sec. 7.5
Wed Apr 08 Sec. 7.6 Video for Sec. 7.6
Mon Apr 13 Sec. 7.6 and 7.7 Video for Sec. 7.6 and 7.7
Wed Apr 15 Sec. 8.1, 8.2, and 8.3 Video for Sec. 8.1, 8.2, and 8.3
Mon Apr 20 Sec. 8.3 and 8.4 Video for Sec. 8.3 and 8.4
Wed Apr 22 Sec. 8.4 and 8.5 Video for Sec. 8.4 and 8.5
Wed Apr 29 Sec. 8.5, 9.2, and 9.3 Video for Sec. 8.5, 9.2, and 9.3
Mon May 04 Sec. 10.1 and 10.2 Video for Sec. 10.1 and 10.2
Wed May 06 Sec. 10.3 and 11.2 Video for Sec. 10.3 and 11.2
Mon May 11 Sec. 11.2 Video for Sec. 11.2
Wed May 13 Answers to sample final exam Video for final exam review

Problem sets:

Numbers of the form A.B.C refer to problems in the class notes, and are marked by a link to the class notes.
HW Outline due Outline defns from Due date Last revision due Problems to turn in
PS01 Wed Jan 29 2.1-2.4 Mon Feb 03 Mon Mar 02 2.1.2, 2.2.2, 2.3.3, 2.4.1(c,e).
PS02 Wed Feb 05 2.5-2.6, 3.1 Mon Feb 10 Wed Mar 25 2.4.2(b,f), 2.5.1(e,f), 2.6.3(c,d), 2.6.4, 3.1.2, 3.1.3, 3.1.5, 3.1.6.
PS03 Wed Feb 12 3.2-3.3 Mon Feb 17 Wed Mar 25 3.2.1(c,f), 3.2.3, 3.2.4(b,e), 3.2.5(f), 3.3.1(a,d), 3.3.4, 3.3.5.
PS04 Wed Feb 19 3.4-3.6 Mon Feb 24 Wed Mar 25 3.4.1(b,e), 3.4.2(a,d), 3.4.5, 3.5.3(c,d), 3.5.8, 3.5.9(a), 3.6.1(b,c).
PS05 Thu Mar 05 4.2-4.3, 5.2-5.3 Mon Mar 09 Mon May 04 4.2.5, 4.3.6, 5.3.1, 5.3.4, 5.3.6, 5.3.8, 5.4.4.
PS06 Wed Mar 11 5.4-5.6, 6.1-6.2 Mon Mar 16 Mon May 04 5.5.1, 5.5.6(a,c), 5.5.10, 5.5.11, 5.6.2, 6.2.1, 6.2.3.
PS07 Thu Mar 19 6.3-6.4, 7.1-7.2 Wed Mar 25 Mon May 04 6.3.2, 6.3.3, 6.3.5, 6.3.6, 6.4.3, 7.1.2, 7.2.1.
PS08 Wed Apr 08 7.3-7.4 Mon Apr 13 Mon May 04 7.2.3, 7.2.4(a,b), 7.3.2(b,c), 7.3.3(b,d), 7.3.4, 7.4.1, 7.4.4.
PS09 Wed Apr 15 7.5-7.6, 8.1-8.2 Mon Apr 20 Mon May 11 7.5.5, 7.5.7, 7.6.2, 7.6.5, 7.6.7, 8.2.1, 8.3.3.
PS10 Wed Apr 29 8.3-8.5, 9.2-9.4 Mon May 04 Fri May 15 8.3.4, 8.4.4, 8.5.1, 8.5.3, 9.3.1(a,b), 9.3.2.
PS11 Wed May 06 10.1-10.3 Mon May 11 Fri May 15 10.1.1, 10.2.1, 10.3.1.

Reading assigned in course:

Course notes: Ch. 1; 2.1-2.6, 3.1-3.6, 4.1-4.3, 5.1-5.6, 6.1-6.4, 7.1-7.7, 8.1-8.5, 9.2-9.4, 10.1-10.3, 11.2.