Abstract algebra : an introduction by Thomas W. Hungerford

By Thomas W. Hungerford

  • summary ALGEBRA: AN advent is meant for a primary undergraduate path in smooth summary algebra. Its versatile layout makes it appropriate for classes of varied lengths and assorted degrees of mathematical sophistication, starting from a standard summary algebra direction to at least one with a extra utilized flavor.  The e-book is equipped round subject matters: mathematics and congruence. every one subject is built first for the integers, then for polynomials, and eventually for earrings and teams, so scholars can see where many summary options come from, why they're vital, and the way they relate to at least one another.  New Features: 
  • A groups-first choice that permits those that are looking to conceal teams sooner than earrings to take action easily. 
  • Proofs for beginners within the early chapters, that are damaged into steps, each one of that is defined and proved in detail.  
  • In the middle direction (chapters 1-8), there are 35% extra examples and thirteen% extra exercises.

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