Contemporary Abstract Algebra

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Cengage Learning, Jul 9, 2012 - Mathematics - 656 pages
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CONTEMPORARY ABSTRACT ALGEBRA, EIGHTH EDITION provides a solid introduction to the traditional topics in abstract algebra while conveying to students that it is a contemporary subject used daily by working mathematicians, computer scientists, physicists, and chemists. The text includes numerous figures, tables, photographs, charts, biographies, computer exercises, and suggested readings giving the subject a current feel which makes the content interesting and relevant for students.
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This may be the best mathematics text I have ever learned from. The exploration of topics is very succinct and easily understood (still takes some serious thought to understand). It leads with ... Read full review

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a wonderful book!

Contents

Integers and Equivalence Relations
1
Groups
29
Rings
243
Fields
349
Special Topics
407

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