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The examples are mostly trivial and in no way help to fully understand the theorems and proofs.
Finally, we would like to thank our publisher, Neil Rowe, for his continued support of our writing. There are enough good ones to make it possible to use the book several semesters in a row without repeating too much. With the demand of people with computer degrees going up, don’t be surprised if they add this to the list of degree requirements.
Evan Shockley rated it liked it Jun 12, In m I would first like to point out that this is a slow pace subject. Chapter 5 also depends on Chapter 3, since we make use of facts about groups in the development of ring theory, particularly in Section 5.
Account Options Sign in. But I blaair you’ll be Youtubing how to make those tables and charts yourself and again The Problems here are also can’t be solved by students.
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E B added it Slgebra 13, Chapter 8 Galois Theory. The first two chapters on the integers and functions contain full details, in addition to comments on techniques of proof. Zack Garza added it Oct 13, Again it’s the style of writing these books that is used which goes back decades. Trivia About Abstract Algebra.
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The problems fooled me, but once I stared looking at the problems for chapter 3 and beyond I became disappointed. I like this balance very much. No trivia or quizzes yet. I’ve noticed this with books like Howard Anton’s “Elementary Linear Algebra” Where the book starts off good, everything is explained well, the problems seem well selected. Ahmad rated it it was amazing Jan 14, Ahmed Jaafer rated it liked it Mar 20, Me rated it liked it Sep 01, An Introduction” slightly easier to follow.
My teacher was telling me how Abstract Algebra logic is important for computer science majors. Negin Pasban marked it as to-read Oct 12, We view these chapters as studying cyclic groups and permutation groups, respectively.
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Abstract Algebra by John A. Beachy
For example, cyclic groups are introduced in Chapter 1 in the context of number theory, and permutations are studied in Chapter 2, before abstract groups are introduced abstracf Chapter 3.
Instructors will find the latest edition pitched at a abstrzct level of difficulty and will appreciate its gradual increase in the level of sophistication as the student progresses through the book. I did find some of the writing in Hungerford 2nd edition of “Abstract Algebra: May 08, Mike rated it did not like it Recommends it for: Eduardo rated it really liked it Mar 21, The more Bbeachy analysis this book the more I see how they tried to up sell the book by making it look intriguing with it charts and tables.
The text emphasizes the historical connections to the solution of polynomial equations and to the theory of numbers. Aug 07, Guy rated it it was ok. Mamad added it Abstraxt 27, Highly regarded by instructors in past editions for its sequencing of topics as well as its concrete approach, slightly slower beginning pace, and extensive set of exercises, the latest edition of Abstract Algebra extends the thrust of the widely used earlier editions as it introduces modern abstract concepts only after a careful study of important examples.
Monir rated it really liked it Oct 19, Rather than inserting superficial applications at the expense of important mathematical concepts, the Beachy and Blair solid, well-organized treatment motivates the subject with concrete problems from areas that students have previously encountered, namely, the bllair and polynomials over the real numbers. Chris Aldrich added it Dec 14,