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MATH 3108 [0.5 credit] Abstract Algebra II

Groups and rings. Permutations. Finite symmetry groups. Polynomials, unique factorization domains. Quotient rings, ideals. Field extensions, finite fields. Polynomial equations. Geometric constructions - three famous problems: duplication of the cube, trisection of an arbitrary angle, quadrature of the circle.
Precludes additional credit for MATH 3106 and MATH 3158.
Prerequisite(s): MATH 2108, or permission of the School.
Lectures three hours a week and one hour tutorial.