Math 350, Section 02, Fall 2022

Groups, Rings, and Fields

General Information

Rob Benedetto
Office: Seeley Mudd 406
Phone: 8562
Email: rlbenedetto at amherst dot edu
Office Hours: Tue, 1:30-3:00pm
Wed, 2:00-4:00pm
Fri, 1:30-2:30pm
or by appointment
Class Meetings: MWF 10-10:50 AM, SMUD 205
Text: D.Saracino, Abstract Algebra: A First Course,
second edition, Waveland Press 2008

Tessa Levenstein Tue, 6:00-7:30pm, SMUD 204
Thu, 6:00-7:30pm, SMUD 204
Kathy Xing Tue, 7:30-9:00pm, SMUD 204
Thu, 7:30-9:00pm, SMUD 204
Summary: Tue, 6:00-9:00pm, SMUD 204
Thu, 6:00-9:00pm, SMUD 204
QCenter Help Noah Solomon Drop-in hours:
Mon-Fri, 1:00-3:30pm

SMUD 007
Or book individual appointments at
this "bookingbug" link
Homework: Reading and Problem Sets
Problem Set Rules
Weekly Checklists

Handouts, etc.
(in PDF format; view and/or print with Adobe Acrobat)
Some of these are handouts from class.
If you lost any of yours, you can get them here.
Others were not handed out in class and are only available here.
Syllabus (Course Info)
Gradescope Instructions
(Submitting Homework)
Reminders about Sets and Proofs
Proof of the Subgroup Theorem
Optional Handout: Definition Practice
Review Sheet for Midterm Exam 1
Solutions to Practice Problems for Midterm Exam 1
Solutions to Midterm Exam 1
Optional Handout: Group Actions
Optional Handout: Cauchy's Theorem
Review Sheet for Midterm Exam 2
Solutions to Practice Problems for Midterm Exam 2
Optional Handout: Group Automorphisms
Optional Handout: Other Group Theory Topics
Solutions to Midterm Exam 2
Optional Handout: A Theorem on Norms

Exam Information
Midterm 1 Friday, October 7, in class
Midterm 2 Wednesday, November 9, in class
Final Take-Home
Details TBA