Introduction to Modern Algebra  –  MAT 3110  –  Calendar

 Date   Material Covered   Assignments   Announcements 
 Wed 8/23   Chapter 0, pp. 3–12 
 (Key Concepts
 Homework 1 (out-of-class part) 

 Homework at left due by start 
 of class Fri 8/25 
 Fri 8/25   Chapter 0, pp. 13–20 
 (Key Concepts
 Homework 1 (in-class part) 
 Homework 2 (out-of-class part) 

 Homework at left done in class 
 Homework at left due by start 
 of class Mon 8/28 
 Mon 8/28   Chapter 0, pp. 20–23 
 (Key Concepts
 Homework 2 (in-class part) 
 Homework 3 (out-of-class part) 

 Homework at left done in class 
 Homework at left due by start 
 of class Wed 8/30 
 Wed 8/30   Chapter 1, pp. 31–37 
 (Key Concepts
 Homework 4 (out-of-class part) 

 Homework at left due by start 
 of class Fri 9/1 
 Fri 9/1   —   Homework 5 (in-class part)   Homework at left done in class 
 Wed 9/6   Chapter 2, pp. 42–50 
 (Key Concepts
 Homework 6 (out-of-class part) 

 Homework at left due by start 
 of class Fri 9/8 
 Fri 9/8   Chapter 2, pp. 50–52 
 (Key Concepts
 Homework 6 (in-class part) 
 Homework 7 (out-of-class part) 

 Homework at left done in class 
 Homework at left due by start 
 of class Mon 9/11 
 Mon 9/11   —   Homework 8 (in-class part)   Homework at left done in class 
 Wed 9/13   Chapter 3, pp. 60–64 
 (Key Concepts
 Homework 9 (out-of-class part) 

 Homework at left due by start 
 of class Fri 9/15 
 Fri 9/15   Chapter 3, pp. 65–68 
 (Key Concepts
 Homework 10 (out-of-class part) 

 Homework at left due by start 
 of class Wed 9/20 
 Mon 9/18   —   Homework 11 (in-class part) 

 Homework at left due by start 
 of class Wed 9/20 
 Wed 9/20   Chapter 4, pp. 77–82 
 (Key Concepts
 Homework 12 (out-of-class part) 

 Homework at left due by start 
 of class Fri 9/22 
 Fri 9/22   Chapter 4, pp. 82–86 
 (Key Concepts
 Homework 12 (in-class part) 
 Homework 13 (out-of-class part) 

 Homework at left done in class 
 Homework at left due by start 
 of class Mon 9/25 
 Mon 9/25   —   Homework 14 (in-class part) 


 Homework at left done in class 
 Bring book to class Wed 9/27 
 Wed 9/27   —   Review exercises for test 1 from 
 book (ungraded): 
 pp. 24–27:  #19, 39, 59 
         p. 38:  #13, 15 
 pp. 54–57:  #5, 7, 9, 35 
 pp. 69–71:  #7, 35, 37 
 pp. 88–91:  #23, 55, 69 
 Test 1 will be done in class on 
 Fri 9/29 
 Fri 9/29   —   —   Test 1 done in class 
 Mon 10/2   Chapter 5, pp. 99–107 
 (Key Concepts
 Homework 15 (out-of-class part) 


 Portfolio assignment 1 


 Homework at left due by start 
 of class Wed 10/4 
 Portfolio assignment 1 due by 
 start of final exam (and +10 on 
 test 1 if done by Wed 10/11) 
 Wed 10/4   Chapter 5, pp. 107–117 
 (Key Concepts
 Homework 15 (in-class part) 
 Homework 16 (out-of-class part) 

 Homework at left done in class 
 Homework at left due by start 
 of class Fri 10/6 
 Fri 10/6   Chapter 7, pp. 144–147 
 (Key Concepts
 Homework 17 (out-of-class part) 

 Homework at left due by start 
 of class Mon 10/9 
 Mon 10/9   Chapter 7, pp. 147–151 
 (Key Concepts
 Homework 18 (out-of-class part) 

 Homework at left due by start 
 of class Wed 10/11 
 Wed 10/11   —   Homework 19 (in-class part)   Homework at left done in class 
 Mon 10/16   Chapter 9, pp. 185–187 
 (Key Concepts
 Homework 20 (out-of-class part) 

 Homework at left due by start 
 of class Mon 10/23 
 Wed 10/18   Chapter 9, pp. 187–193 
 (Key Concepts
 Homework 21 (out-of-class part) 




 Homework at left due by start 
 of class Mon 10/23 
 No regular classroom meeting 
 Fri 10/20 
 Fri 10/20   —   Homework 22 (out-of-class part) 

 Homework at left due by start 
 of class Mon 10/23 
 Mon 10/23   Card-Shuffling Discussion 
 Central Solitaire Article 
 Homework (ungraded)   Bring book to class Wed 10/25 
 Wed 10/25   —   Review exercises for test 2 from 
 book (ungraded): 
 pp. 119–121:  #19, 31, 33, 37, 41 
 pp. 156–158:  #9, 17, 29, 33 
 pp. 202–203:  #37, 43, 45 
 Test 2 will be done in class on 
 Fri 10/27 
 Fri 10/27   —   —   Test 2 done in class 
 Mon 10/30   Chapter 6, pp. 127–135 
 (Key Concepts
 Homework 23 (out-of-class part) 


 Portfolio assignment 2 

 Homework at left due by start 
 of class Wed 11/1 
 Portfolio assignment 2 due by 
 start of final exam 
 Wed 11/1   Chapter 10, pp. 208–216 
 (Key Concepts
 Homework 23 (in-class part) 
 Homework 24 (out-of-class part) 

 Homework at left done in class 
 Homework at left due by start 
 of class Mon 11/6 
 Fri 11/3   —   Homework 25 (in-class part) 

 Homework at left due by start 
 of class Mon 11/6 
 Mon 11/6   Chapter 12, pp. 245–250 
 (Key Concepts
 Homework 26 (out-of-class part) 

 Homework at left due by start 
 of class Wed 11/8 
 Wed 11/8   —   Homework 27 (in-class part) 


 Homework at left done in class 
 No class Fri 11/10 
 Mon 11/13   Chapter 13, pp. 255–260 
 (Key Concepts
 Homework 28 (out-of-class part) 

 Homework at left due by start 
 of class Mon 11/20 
 Wed 11/15   —   Homework 29 (in-class part) 



 Homework at left due by start 
 of class Mon 11/20 
 No class Fri 11/17 
 Mon 11/20   Chapter 14, pp. 267–271 
 (Key Concepts
 Homework 30 (out-of-class part) 

 Homework at left due by start 
 of class Wed 11/29 
 Mon 11/27   Chapter 15, pp. 285–288 
 (Key Concepts
 Homework 31 (out-of-class part) 

 Homework at left due by start 
 of class Wed 11/29 
 Wed 11/29   —   Homework 32 (in-class part) 


 Homework at left done in class 
 Bring book to class Fri 12/1 
 Fri 12/1   —   Review exercises for test 3 from 
 book (ungraded): 
 pp. 138–141:  #7, 49 
 pp. 219–220:  #5, 21 
 pp. 251–252:  #19, 31 
 pp. 261–263:  #3, 41 
 pp. 274–275:  #5, 17 
 pp. 292–293:  #5, 27 
 Test 3 will be done in class on 
 Mon 12/4 
 Okay to use less than or equal 
 to one side of a regular sheet 
 of copier paper as a cheat 
 sheet on test 3 
 Mon 12/4   —   —   Test 3 done in class 
 Wed 12/6   —   Portfolio assignment 3 










 Portfolio assignment 3 due by 
 start of final exam (and +10 on 
 test 3 if done) 
 Final exam will be given at 
 2:00pm on Fri 12/8 in WA 308 
 Okay to use less than or equal 
 to both sides of a regular sheet 
 of copier paper as a cheat 
 sheet on final exam