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I’ve noticed this with books like Howard Anton’s “Elementary Linear Algebra” Where the book starts off good, everything is explained well, the problems seem well selected. The more I analysis this book the more I see how they tried to up alegbra the book by making abxtract look intriguing with it charts and tables.

Waveland PressJan 5, – Mathematics – pages. Sep 10, Thomas rated it did not like it. I like this balance very much. Compared to the usual answers for all odd problems. Arash Ashrafzadeh marked it as to-read Mar 07, Eduardo rated it really liked it Mar 21, Highly regarded by instructors abstractt 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.

BeachyWilliam D. The exercises are the main reason I am interested in this book. We would like to add Doug Bowman, Dave Rusin, and Jeff Thunder to the list of colleagues given in the preface to the second edition.

BookDB marked it as to-read Sep 22, We would like to point out to both students and instructors that there is some supplementary material available on the book’s website. Negin Pasban marked it as to-read Oct 12, Chapter 9 Unique Factorization.


Abhi marked it as to-read Blaor 03, I would first like to point out that this blaie a slow pace subject. My library Help Advanced Book Search.

Abstract Algebra by John A. Beachy, William D. Blair

First thing, this book was not meant to learn from. Herstein’s treatment is much more elegant, and the problems in Topics in Algebra is far better than this one. Martin Cohen marked it as to-read Apr 22, Supplementary material for instructors and students available on the books Web site: Chapter 8 Galois Theory. Abstract Algebra by John A. 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.

FEATURES Progresses students from writing proofs in blar familiar setting of the integers to dealing with abstract concepts once they have gained some confidence.

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Mursi Bodhari marked it as to-read Jun 08, Chris Aldrich added it Dec 14, Aluwani Nemaridli added it Mar 16, Evan Shockley rated it liked it Jun 12, Maggiemay added it Mar 08, For example, cyclic groups are introduced in Chapter 1 in the context of number theory, and permutations are studied in Chapter 2, before abstract groups are introduced in Chapter 3. 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.

I didn’t see one for Algebra III because that still leaves 6. You’ll see things like “It’s obvious the function is one to one” Well of course it is to the teachers, but not for the first time student who needs details explanations. Want to Read Currently Reading Read.


Waveland Press – Abstract Algebra, Third Edition, by John A. Beachy, William D. Blair

Lists with This Book. The ring of integers and rings of polynomials are covered before abstract rings are introduced in Chapter 5.

Provides chapter introductions and notes that give motivation and historical context while tying the subject matter in with the broader picture. Sep 30, Hannes Salin rated it really liked it. It was made to fit the general style of abstract algebra textbooks of here are your theorems with proofs.

Abstract Algebra

My point is that I’m not sure if this is due to mathematical maturity or if Abstract algebra is a better book, i. 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. Zack Garza added it Oct 13, You will need solutions for the solutions. Apkar added it Aug 21, Open Preview See a Problem?

My teacher was telling me how Abstract Algebra logic is important for computer science majors. But wait till you get to chapter 3 on groups, which is worse that chapter 4 on polynomials and chapter 5 on commutative rings. It contains solutions to all exercises.

The examples are mostly trivial and in no way help to fully understand the theorems and proofs. Return to Book Page.

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