Fundamentals of Pure Mathematics 2013/14.

The group theory half of the courses meets 12:10-13:00 on Mondays and Wednesdays in Lecture Theatre A, JCMB.

Workshops began in Week 1, and take place every week on Thursdays in either 3212 or 3217 JCMB.
• The course follows the book Groups by Jordan and Jordan. The library entry is here.
• The course lecture notes are here (update: all chapters now uploaded, file complete. Added 11/03).
Some of you have asked for pdfs of the individual chapters. Here they are, but the hyperlinks don't work unfortunately:
Chapter 1, Chapter 2, Chapters 3 and 4, Chapter 5, Chapters 6 and 7.

The current list of typos is here.

The exam guidance, saying what is and what is not examinable, is here. It also explains the format of the exam, and links to suitable practice problems.

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You can download your very own dodecahedron 2014 calendar here. If this proves too easy, or if you've just realised that your life is not complete without one, you can make your own dodecahedral globe: see here!

Workshop Sheets: Workshop 1, Workshop 2, Workshop 3, Workshop 4, Workshop 5, Workshop 6.

Problems for Handin:
Workshop 1, Question Q1(b). Due Thursday 23/01 (Week 2) at your workshop. Please hand directly to your tutor.
Workshop 2, Question Q1(b)(c) (not Example 1!). Due Thursday 07/02.
Workshop 3, Question Q2. Due Thursday 27/02.
Workshop 4, Question Q1, Q2(a). Due Thursday 13/03.
Workshop 5, Question Q2(b). Due Thursday 27/03.

Example Sheets: Sheet 1, Sheet 2, Sheet 3 and 4, Sheet 5, Sheet 6 and 7.
Solutions: Solutions 1, Solutions 2, Solutions 3 and 4, Solutions 5, Solutions 6 and 7.

Suggested Problems:
Wed 15th Jan: 1.1, 1.3, 1.8.
Wed 22nd Jan: 1.6, 1.9 and revise the exercises in [J, Section 2].
Wed 29th Jan: 2.2, 2.5, 2.8.
Wed 5th Feb: 2.18, and [J, Section 6, Ex 15, 16].
Wed 12th Feb: 3.1, 4.2, 4.3.
Wed 26th Feb: 4.9, 4.10 + [J, Section 9 Q6-8].
Wed 5th Mar: 5.5, 5.7, 5.9.
Wed 12th Mar: 5.15, and selection of problems from [J, Section 12].
Mon 17th Mar: 6.2, 6.6 and 6.14.
Mon 24th Mar: 6.19, 6.21, 6.22.