# Math 541

# Spring 2023

Instructor: Uri AndrewsEmail: (My last name)@math.wisc.edu

Office: 723 Van Vleck Hall

Class time: TTh 2:30-3:45PM

Class room: B115 Van Vleck Hall

Course textbook: "Abstract Algebra" by Dummit and Foote, Wiley, 3rd edition

## Office Hours

Thursdays from 1:30-2:30 and 3:45-4:45PM in 723 Van Vleck Hall.## MLC Office Hours

If you need help with Math 541, the MLC is now offering office hours with undergraduate math majors!Course assistants are available to get guidance on homework or other conceptual questions on the course.

Basia K.

Tuesdays 5:00 - 6:00 pm (Table 2)

Thursdays 5:00 – 6:00 pm (Table 2)

Van Vleck B224

Kenneth M.

Mondays 4:00 - 5:00 pm (Table 3)

Wednesdays 5:00 - 6:00 pm (Table 6)

Van Vleck B224

## Proof Table

Group Collaboration Space Available!The Proof Table is a place for students in math courses 300 and above to get together and work on homework as a group. The Proof Table provides a group learning setting with facilitation and support from undergraduate math majors and graduate teaching assistants.

Sunday – Thursday

4:00 – 9:00 pm

Van Vleck B227

The MLC at UW Madison strives to offer an inclusive learning environment for all students. MLC’s mission is to offer a supportive, collaborative environment that fosters students’ development of knowledge and skills necessary to succeed in their academic pursuits.

## Required syllabus

University required syllabus## Exam Information

We will have one midterm in class on 3/23.We will have the final exam on Monday 5/8 from 10:05AM - 12:05PM in B115 Van Vleck Hall (our usual classroom).

## Homeworks:

Homeworks will be regularly assigned and posted here with due-dates. If you do not yet have the textbook and need to know what the problems are, please drop me an e-mail.**HW # 1 DUE 2/2:**§1.1: # 1ab, 2ab, 11, 18, 27, 33;

§1.2: # 1, 3, 5, 9, 18;

§1.3: # 1, 4, 9a, 13, 16;**HW # 2 DUE 2/9:**§1.6: # 2, 6, 10, 17, 22

§1.7: # 3, 8, 18, 19

§2.1: # 3, 9, 11, 15;**HW # 3 DUE 2/16:**§2.2: # 1, 4 (for S_{3}and D_{8}only), 9, 11;

§2.3: # 6, 9, 11, 21, 25**HW # 4 DUE 2/23:**§2.4: # 6, 8, 14, 16

§3.1: # 1, 6, 9, 14, 20, 24, 31, 34, 41**HW # 5 DUE 3/2:**§3.2: # 5, 9, 11, 12, 14, 16, 17;

§3.3: # 4, 7, 9**HW # 6 DUE 3/9:**§3.5: # 3, 4, 12, 16;

§4.1: # 1, 2, 4, 7, 8**HW # 7 DUE 3/23:**§4.2: # 1, 3, 6, 8, 10

§4.3: # 3, 5, 8, 10, 17, 29, 31**HW # 9 DUE 4/20:**§7.1: # 5abef, 6acde, 7, 9, 20, 21

§7.2: # 2, 3, 9, 12

§7.3 # 4, 7, 9 (for 6acde), 17, 19, 26, 34**HW # 10 DUE 4/27:**§7.4: # 7, 10, 13, 15, 18, 20;**HW #11 DUE 5/4:**§7.5: # 3, 5

§7.6: # 1, 4, 5, 6, 7;

§8.1: # 1ac, 2ac, 3, 7, 11

§8.2: # 2, 4, 8;

## Honors Credit:

If you are signed up for honors work, you will have to do the extra reading of sections 4.4-4.6 and 6.3, which the rest of the class will skip, as well as homework problems from these sections, due at the beginning of the last class of the semester.**Honors homework due 5/4:**p. 137, # 1, 3, 6, 8, 13; p. 147, # 4, 7, 14, 16, 24, 30, 46; p. 151, # 1, 4; p. 220, # 4, 5, 8, 11