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By Joseph Landin

As the writer notes within the preface, "The goal of this e-book is to acquaint a extensive spectrum of scholars with what's this day referred to as 'abstract algebra.'" Written for a one-semester path, this self-contained textual content comprises a variety of examples designed to base the definitions and theorems on event, to demonstrate the idea with concrete examples in frequent contexts, and to provide the coed large computational practice.
The first 3 chapters growth in a comparatively leisurely model and contain ample aspect to lead them to as understandable as attainable. bankruptcy One offers a quick direction in units and numbers for college kids missing these necessities, rendering the ebook mostly self-contained. whereas Chapters 4 and 5 are tougher, they're good in the achieve of the intense student.
The routines were conscientiously selected for optimum usefulness. a few are formal and manipulative, illustrating the speculation and supporting to advance computational talents. Others represent an essential component of the speculation, through asking the coed to provide proofs or elements of proofs passed over from the textual content. nonetheless others stretch mathematical imaginations by way of calling for either conjectures and proofs.
Taken jointly, textual content and workouts include a very good creation to the ability and magnificence of summary algebra. Now on hand during this low-cost variation, the booklet is on the market to quite a lot of scholars, who will locate it an extremely necessary resource.

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