This is the web page of the course Algebra III M3P8/M4P8
The course is a general introduction to algebra.
There will be two in-class tests during the lectures on the 14 November and the 5 December (each contributing 5% to the overall credit).
Problem sheets are here: sheet 1 sheet 2 sheet 3 sheet 4 sheet 5
Solutions are here: solutions 1 solutions 2 solutions 3 solutions 4 solutions 5
Test 1 questions solutions
Test 2 questions solutions
Old tests, to help with revision: old test 1 solutions for it old test 2 solutions for it
Recommended textbook: Allenby. Rings, fields and groups.
A useful but optional reference for later parts of course is M.Reid, Undergraduate commutative algebra.
Here are notes of an old course. I will use a part of them for the first half or so of the course this year.