# Visual Group Theory (Summer 2009)

Beginning July 13, my office hours will be MTWTh 12--2PM (or by appointment). My office is located in Hyde 312.

This page will be updated regularly, so check back often!

Dana Ernst

Plymouth State University

Beginning July 13, my office hours will be MTWTh 12--2PM (or by appointment). My office is located in Hyde 312.

This page will be updated regularly, so check back often!

- Syllabus (.pdf file)
- Homework Expectations (.pdf file)

- Class begins on Monday, July 13. We meet in Hyde 318.
- Throughout the course, we will be using software called Group Explorer, which compliments our textbook Visual Group Theory. The software is free and works on all operating systems. Feel free to download and install the software on your own computer. The textbook will be available in the bookstore, but you can also order it online from the MAA Bookstore. If you become a member of the MAA, you can get a discount on the book.
- Final Exam: Thursday, 30

- HW 1: Exercises: 1.2, 1.5, 1.7, 1.9, 1.13, 2.2, 2.6, 2.9, 2.11, 2.12, 2.17 (Due Tues, 7.14)
- HW 2: Exercises: 2.19, 3.2, 3.8, 3.11(c)(e)(f), 3.13, 3.14(b)(c), 3.15(b), 3.16(a)(b) (Due Wed, 7.15)
- HW 3: Exercises: 4.1, 4.2, 4.15, 4.19(d)(e), 4.22, 4.23, 4.24 (Due Thurs, 7.16)
- HW 4: Exercises: 4.9, 4.12, 4.18, 4.21, 4.25, 4.26(b)(d), 4.28, 4.33 (Due Mon, 7.20)
- HW 5: Exercises: 5.1, 5.2(d)(e)(f), 5.3(a)(b)(c)(e)(g)(h)(i), 5.11, 5.12, 5.13(a), 5.15(e)(f), 5.30, 5.38, 5.39 (Due Tues, 7.21)
- HW 6: Exercises: 5.3(d)(f), 5.8, 5.14(a), 5.17, 5.20, 5.34(a), 5.35, 5.37, 5.41(b), 5.42 (Due Wed, 7.22)
- HW 7: Exercises: 6.5(b)(c)(d), 6.7(a)(b), 6.12, 6.17, 6.22(omit (d)), 6.23(a)(b)(c)(d), 6.28 (Due Thurs, 7.23)
- HW 8: Exercises: 6.7(c)(d), 6.9, 6.11, 6.18, 6.20(c)(d) (Due Mon, 7.27)
- HW 9: Exercises: 7.1, 7.2(b), 7.7(c), 7.8, 7.12, 7.13 (Due Tues, 7.28)
- HW 10: Exercises: 7.17, 7.18(c)(d)(e)(g)(h), 7.19, 7.21, 7.22, 7.23, 7.24 (Due Wed, 7.29)
- HW 11: Exercises: 8.1, 8.2, 8.3, 8.5, 8.7, 8.8, 8.9(a), 8.10(omit (e)), 8.13, 8.14, 8.39(a) (Due Thurs, 7.30)

- Chapter 1: What is a group? (.pdf file)
- Chapter 2: What do groups look like? (.pdf file)
- Chapter 3: Why study groups? (.pdf file)
- Chapter 4: Algebra at last (.pdf file)

More notes are available, but due to my frequent use of the figures from the book Visual Group Theory, I cannot post the notes publicly due to copyright laws.

- Quiz 1: Chapter 1 and 2 (.pdf file)
- Quiz 2: Chapter 3 (.pdf file)
- Quiz 3: Chapter 4 (part 1) (.pdf file)
- Quiz 4: Chapter 4 (part 2) (.pdf file)
- Quiz 5: Chapter 5 (part 1) (.pdf file)
- Quiz 6: Chapter 5 (part 2) (.pdf file)
- Quiz 7: Chapter 6 (part 1) (.pdf file)
- Quiz 8: Chapter 6 (part 2) (.pdf file)
- Quiz 9: Chapter 7 (part 1) (.pdf file)
- Quiz 10: Chapter 7 (part 2) (.pdf file)