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Algebra II

As taught in: Spring 2008

Interiors of disks cover the rectangle.

A disc of radius r about the four vertices of this rectangle, and a disc of radius r/2 about the three half lattice points. (Image by Prof. Artin.)


Prof. Michael Artin

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Course Description

This undergraduate level course follows Algebra I. Topics include group representations, rings, ideals, fields, polynomial rings, modules, factorization, integers in quadratic number fields, field extensions, and Galois theory.

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