Spring 2017: MTH 236H
Emmy Noether The founder of modern abstract algebra, 18821935. More pictures
Sophie Germain 17761831. More pictures
Sir Andrew Wiles AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast. More pictures
[Leonhard Euler] 17071783. More pictures
Niels Henrik Abel 18021829. More pictures
Evariste Galois 18111832. More pictures
Pierre de Fermat 16011665. More pictures
CLICK ON THE LINKS ABOVE FOR MORE INFORMATION
Instructor Information

 Doug Ravenel
 Office: Hylan 819
Phone: 54415
Office hours: Thursday 2:004:00 or by appointment
Email: doug at math dot rochester dot edu
Class meetings

MW 2:003:15 in Hylan 1101

The first meeting will be on Wednesday January 18.

There will be no classes on Monday March 13 and Wednesday March 15, due to Spring Break.

The final exam will be 4 to 7 pm on Tuesday May, 9.

Course evaluation link dates TBA
TA
 Our TA and homework grader is Lee Murphy, lmurp14 at u dot rochester dot edu.
This website is a work in progress!
Students should consult it frequently to keep up with developments in the course. In particular, lecture notes will be posted ofter each class. The page’s revision date is always shown in the lower right corner.
Links you should look at 

A First Course in Abstract Algebra, Seventh Edition by John B. Fraleigh pdf file 





The 18thcentury woman who assumed a man's identity in order to pursue her passion for mathematics 
Life stories of hundreds of mathematicians across the centuries. Click on "Full Mac Tutor biography" after finding the person you want. 
You have to try this. 
How medieval monks almost destroyed a priceless mathematical treasure. 
Handouts 

(The other homework assignments are on the syllabus page.) 
