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We would like to point out to both students and instructors that there is some supplementary material available on the book’s website. Chapters 1 and 2 were done in intro to proofs. My teacher was telling me how Abstract Algebra logic is important for computer science majors. Ahmad rated it it was amazing Jan 14, We view these chapters as studying cyclic groups and permutation groups, respectively.
This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Gizem Akman is currently agstract it Mar 31, Abstrct do I recommend other books? 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 is often quite clear except some proofs and abstract concepts and easy to follow. Leonhard Euler marked it as to-read May 08, The examples are mostly trivial and in no way help to fully understand the theorems and proofs.
Return to Book Page. Lewis Cawthorne rated it really liked it Oct 19, 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 problems from areas that students have previously encountered, namely, the integers and polynomials over the real numbers.
Zack Garza added it Oct 13, E B added it Jul 13, Beachy and Bla 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.
Abstract Algebra by John A. Beachy, William D. Blair
Hj marked it as to-read Jan 14, Highly regarded blairr 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.
A Transition to Advanced Mathematics” by Chartrand. Makes a concerted effort throughout to develop key examples in detail before introducing the relevant abstract definitions. Abstract Algebra by John A. Chapter 5 contains basic facts about commutative rings, and contains many examples which depend on a knowledge of polynomial rings from Chapter 4. Blair Snippet view – But I guarantee you’ll be Youtubing how to make those tables and charts yourself and again The Problems here are also can’t be solved by students.
The book offers an extensive set of exercises that help xbstract build skills in writing proofs.
Abstract Algebra by John A. Beachy
The author tries to provide specific instances of groups and rings, and at times his explanations astract the examples are so verbose that it makes it harder to read the book. OhNancy added it Jan 10, Again it’s the style of writing these books that is used which goes back decades. Several paragraphs can be shortened to a sentence, without affecting the clarity.
I would say you have over a year worth of material in this book. Dhude Blakr rated it it was ok Jan 07, Robert Patterson rated it it was amazing Mar 18, I’ve noticed this with books like Howard Anton’s “Elementary Linear Algebra” Where the book starts off beacy, everything is explained well, the problems seem well selected. Apkar added it Aug 21, Lists with This Book.
In my opinion this material is not that hard.