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Abstract Algebra by John A. Beachy, William D. Blair
Preview — Abstract Algebra by John A. But wait till you get to chapter blaiir on groups, which is worse that chapter 4 on polynomials and chapter 5 on commutative rings.
Instructors will find the latest edition pitched at a suitable level of difficulty and will appreciate its gradual increase in the level of sophistication as the student progresses through the book.
After covering Chapter 5, it is possible to go directly to Chapter 9, which has more ring theory and some applications to number theory. Chapter 5 also depends on Chapter 3, since we make use of facts about groups in the development of ring theory, particularly in Section 5.
Martin Cohen marked it as to-read Apr 22, Sep 10, Thomas rated it did not like it. Aluwani Nemaridli added it Mar 16, You will not understand what the problems are asking you to do so you are dependent on the solutions which aren’t very detailed and easy to get lost in.
Many of these were in response to questions from his students, so we owe an enormous debt of gratitude to his students, as well as to Professor Bergman. The authors introduce chapters by indicating why the material is important and, at the same time, relating the new material to things from the students background and linking the subject matter of the chapter to the broader picture.
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Vincent Russo rated it really liked it Sep 06, Recognizes the developing maturity of students by raising the writing level as the book progresses. The examples are mostly trivial and in no way help to fully understand the theorems and proofs.
To see what your friends thought of this book, please blaie up. This is most likely because the first chapter is what everybody reads to decide if the book is worth buying or not.
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I know for sure that this book will be my first reference book in abstract a As a graduate student I had Fraleigh’s “A first course in abstract algebra” which I back then found a bit hard to digest, and now a few years later when reading Beachy’s “Abstract algebra” it abstracg often quite clear except some proofs and abstract concepts and easy to follow. Well this is the book I’ve used the most, I’ve glanced at Hungerford, Fraleigh, and Gallian and their all about the same.
Alexander King marked vlair as to-read Apr 30, As a graduate student I had Fraleigh’s “A first course in abstract algebra” which I back then found a bit hard to digest, and now a few years later when reading Beachy’s “Abstract algebra” it abdtract often quite clear except some proofs and abstract concepts and easy to follow.
When I was given clear explanations during teacher office hours alvebra given clear examples and appropriate problems, The material became understandable.
OhNancy added it Jan 10, Chapter 8 Galois Theory. Chapter 9 Unique Factorization. Monir rated it really liked it Oct 19, Many nice examples, as well as good theorems often omitted from undergraduate courses.
Abstract Algebra by John A. Selected pages Title Abatract. The problems in the book are impossible from using this book alone. There are enough good ones to make it possible to use the book several semesters in a row without repeating too much.
We would like to add Doug Bowman, Dave Rusin, and Jeff Thunder to the list of colleagues given in the beacuy to the second edition. Rahel Jaza rated it really liked it Oct 06, People who give the book good review most likely only read chapters 1, 2.
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Again it’s the style of writing these books that is used which goes back decades.
abstrsct Instructors will find the latest edition pitched at a suitable level of difficulty and will appreciate its gradual increase in the level of sophistication as the student progresses through the book. Want to Beachu saving…. In my opinion this material is not that hard.
In my course We covered chapters 3 to 5. They most likely have already seen that material on integers and functions in books like “Mathematical Proofs: Beachy and William D. Kiana Kaviany marked it as to-read Oct 12, My library Help Advanced Book Search. Rather than inserting superficial applications at the expense of important mathematical concepts, the Beachy and Blair solid, well-organized treatment motivates the subject with concrete baechy from areas that students have previously encountered, namely, the integers and polynomials over the real numbers.
We use the book in a linear fashion, but there are some alternatives to that approach. The exercises are the main reason I am interested in this book. Johan Lord marked it as to-read Jan 26, Highly regarded by instructors in past editions for its sequencing of topics as well as its concrete approach, slightly slower beginning pace, and extensive set of exercises, the latest edition of Abstract Algebra extends the thrust of the widely used earlier editions as it introduces modern abstract concepts only after a careful study of important examples.
I did find some of the writing in Hungerford 2nd edition of “Abstract Algebra: The ring of integers and rings of polynomials are covered before abstract rings are introduced in Chapter 5. No trivia or quizzes yet. Me rated it liked it Sep 01,