# Math 5370 Algebraic Structures

Homework

## Fall 2016

Resources for class on Tuesday, November 22:
- slides, Equivalence relations in mathematics, K-16+
- blog post, One Reason Fractions (and Many Other Topics) Are Hard: Equivalence Relations Up and Down the Mathematics Curriculum, from AMS blog On Teaching and Learning Mathematics [disclosure: I am a contributing editor]

Dates shown are when each assignment was handed out [or, in some cases, when they should have been].

Tuesday, August 23

Thursday, August 25

Thursday, September 1

Thursday, September 8

Thursday, September 15

Thursday, September 22

Tuesday, October 4

Thursday, October 6

Thursday, October 13

Thursday, October 20

Thursday, October 27

Thursday, November 3

**Thursday, November 10**

**Thursday, November 17**

#### Written homework

due Thursday, September 1: 1.11, 1.17, 1.21, 1.26, 1.29.

due Thursday, September 8: 1.46, 1.49, 1.56, 1.68(ii), 1.71.

due Thursday, September 15: 2.3, 2.6, 2.7, 2.14, 2.15.

due Thursday, September 22: 2.29, 2.30, 2.50, 3.6, 3.14.

(For 3.14, do not use the quadratic formula, as proving the quadratic formula is one of the goals of the problem. Instead use the ideas from Exercises 2.29 and 3.15.)

due Thursday, September 29: 3.23, 3.26, 3.37, 3.38, 3.47.

due Thursday, October 6: 3.55, 3.61, 3.69, 4.3, 4.14.

No homework due Thursday, October 13 (due to exam that day)

due Thursday, October 20: 4.31, 4.35, 4.38.

due Thursday, October 27: 4.44, 4.48, 4.55, 4.59, 4.89.

due Thursday, November 3: 5.7, 5.8, 5.14, 5.27.

due Thursday, November 10: 5.31(i), 5.34, 5.37, 5.49, 5.57.

**due Thursday, November 17**: 6.2, 6.7, 6.10, 6.19, 6.21, 6.24.

**due Thursday, December 1**: 6.26, 6.29, 6.37, 6.43.