## UC Davis Math 150A - Modern Algebra

Winter 2020

Lecture: MWF 1:10 - 2:00 pm, Wellman 212Instructor: Robert Krone,

Email: rkrone@math.ucdavis.edu

Office hours: M 11-12, W 12-1 MSB 3145.

Discussion: R 6:10 - 7:00 pm, Wellman 205

TA: Brian Harvie,

Email: bharvie@math.ucdavis.edu

Office hours: T 12-1 MSB 3129.

Discussion: R 7:10 - 8:00 pm, Wellman 205

TA: Ryan Moreno-Vasquez,

Email: rcmorenovasquez@math.ucdavis.edu

Office hours: TBA MSB 3125.

#### Syllabus (.pdf)

#### Main Text:

**Algebra**by Michael Artin (2nd edition).

#### Assignments:

Problem sets are due in lecture on Friday. You may collaborate with groups of up to four to work on the problems, but each student must write up and submit their answers individually.

- Problem Set 1 (due Jan 17): pdf file, tex file, solutions.
- Problem Set 2 (due Jan 24): pdf file, tex file, solutions.
- Problem Set 3 (due Jan 31): pdf file, tex file, solutions.
- Problem Set 4 (due Feb 7): pdf file, tex file, solutions.
- Problem Set 5 (due Feb 19): pdf file, tex file, solutions.
- Problem Set 6 (due Feb 24): pdf file, tex file, solutions.
- Problem Set 7 (due Feb 28): pdf file, tex file, solutions.
- Problem Set 8 (due Mar 6): pdf file, tex file, solutions.
- Problem Set 9 (due Mar 13): pdf file, tex file, solutions.

#### Exams:

- Midterm - Wednesday February 12, 1:10 - 2:00 pm, Wellman 212

- Final - Thursday March 17, 10:30 - 12:30 pm, Wellman 212

#### Grades:

Grades are posted on Canvas.- Homework: 50%
- Midterm exam (Oct 30): 20%
- Final exam (Dec 12): 30%

#### LaTeX resources:

- Installation tutorial.
- Overleaf (free online LaTeX editor and compiler).