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Introduction to Abstract Algebra, Third Edition

1st Edition

By T.A. Whitelaw

Chapman and Hall/CRC

256 pages

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Paperback: 9780751401479
pub: 1995-05-15
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Description

The first and second editions of this successful textbook have been highly praised for their lucid and detailed coverage of abstract algebra. In this third edition, the author has carefully revised and extended his treatment, particularly the material on rings and fields, to provide an even more satisfying first course in abstract algebra.

Table of Contents

Sets and Logic

Equivalence Relations and Equivalence Classes

Mappings

Semigroups

An Introduction to Groups

Cosets and Lagrange's Theorem on Finite Groups

Homomorphisms, Normal Subgroups, and Quotient Groups

The Fundamentals of Ring Theory

Polynomials and Fields

Bibliography

Appendix to Exercises

Index

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
MAT000000
MATHEMATICS / General
MAT002000
MATHEMATICS / Algebra / General