Welcome to the course home page for Math 521, Algebra,
with Prof. Patricia Hersh.
My email address is
plhersh at ncsu dot edu. Class meets on Tuesdays and Thursdays,
10:15-11:30am, in Harrelson 263.

**Textbook:** "Algebra", by Michael Artin.

**Professor office hours:** Mondays 3-4pm, Tuesdays 2-3pm

First homework (due Tues. Sept 2): **Section 2.1:**
no. 1, 7, and D_4 problem;
**Section 2.2:** no. 4, 9, 12, 17, 19;
**Section 2.3:** no. 5, 7, 12, 15

Second homework (due Tues. Sept. 16): **Section 2.4:** no. 3, 8;
**Section 2.5:** no. 6, 8;
**Section 2.6:** no. 2, 3, 10, 12;
**Section 2.7:** no. 1, 3, 7;
**Section 2.8:** no. 2, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8

Third homework (due Thurs. Sept. 25):
**Section 2.9:** no. 1, 2, 3, 5, 8;
**Section 2.10:** no. 1, 8, 9

**First hourly exam:** Thursday, October 2nd, in class.

Suggested exercises:
** Section 5.5:** no. 3, 4, 5, 8, 10, 11;
** Section 5.6:** no. 1, 2, 3, 4

Fourth homework (due Tues. Oct. 21): **Section 5.5:** no. 3, 4, 10;
**Section 5.6:** no. 2;
**Section 5.7:** no. 3, 5;
**Section 5.8:** no. 2, 3, 7;
**Section 5.9:** no. 4;
**Section 6.1:** no. 1, 2, 6

Fifth homework (due Thurs. Oct. 30): **Section 6.1:** no. 13;
**Section 6.2:** no. 2, 4, 5, 6, 10;
**Section 6.3:** no. 1, 3, 5, 8, 11;
**Section 6.4:** no. 1, 2, 5

**Second hourly exam:** Tuesday, November 4th, in class.

Sixth homework (due Tues. Nov. 25): ** Section 10.3:** no. 8, 11, 14,
16, 17;
**Section 10.4:** no. 2, 7, 8; **Section 10.5:** no. 2, 5, 7, 9

Suggested homework (due Thurs. Dec. 4):** Section 10.6:** no. 3, 4, 5,
6; **Section 10.7:** no. 2, 3, 4, 7, 12;
**Section 11.1:** no. 5, 6, 8, 9, 15;
**Section 11.2:** no. 1, 5

**Final exam:** Tuesday, December 16th, 8-11am

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