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Abstract algebra : a gentle introduction / Gary L. Mullen, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, USA, James A. Sellers, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, USA.

By: Mullen, Gary L.
Contributor(s): Sellers, James A.
Series: Textbooks in mathematics (Boca Raton, Fla.).Boca Raton, Florida, USA : CRC Press, Taylor & Francis Group, ©2017Description: x, 203 pages ; 24 cm.Content type: text ISBN: 9781482250060 (hardback : acidfree paper).Subject(s): Algebra, Abstract -- Textbooks | Algebra -- TextbooksDDC classification: 512.02 M91 Other classification: CAS
Contents:
Elementary number theory -- Groups -- Rings -- Fields -- Finite fields -- Vector spaces -- Polynomials -- Linear codes -- Mathematical induction -- Well-ordering principle -- Sets -- Functions -- Permutations -- Matrices -- Complex numbers -- Hints and partial solutions to selected exercises.
Summary: "Meant for a one-semester course, this textbook introduces topics and key areas of abstract algebra, with exercises. It covers elementary number theory, groups, rings, fields, finite fields, vector spaces, polynomials, and linear codes, with an appendix on mathematical induction, the well-ordering principle, sets, functions, permutations, matrices, and complex numbers."--Provided by publisher.
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Textbook College Library
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GC GC 512.02 M91 (Browse shelf) c.2 Available HNU000322

"A Chapman & Hall book."

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Elementary number theory -- Groups -- Rings -- Fields -- Finite fields -- Vector spaces -- Polynomials -- Linear codes -- Mathematical induction -- Well-ordering principle -- Sets -- Functions -- Permutations -- Matrices -- Complex numbers -- Hints and partial solutions to selected exercises.

"Meant for a one-semester course, this textbook introduces topics and key areas of abstract algebra, with exercises. It covers elementary number theory, groups, rings, fields, finite fields, vector spaces, polynomials, and linear codes, with an appendix on mathematical induction, the well-ordering principle, sets, functions, permutations, matrices, and complex numbers."--Provided by publisher.

College of Education Bachelor of Secondary Education major in Mathematics

Text in English

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