Algebra 381

Module code WTW 381
Qualification Undergraduate
Faculty Faculty of Natural and Agricultural Sciences
Module content

Group theory: Definition, examples, elementary properties, subgroups, permutation groups, isomorphism, order, cyclic groups, homomorphisms, factor groups. Ring theory: Definition, examples, elementary properties, ideals, homomorphisms, factor rings, polynomial rings, factorisation of polynomials. Field extensions, applications to straight-edge and compass constructions.

Module credits 18.00
Service modules Faculty of Engineering, Built Environment and Information Technology
Faculty of Education
Faculty of Economic and Management Sciences
Faculty of Humanities
Prerequisites WTW 114 and WTW 211
Contact time 1 tutorial per week, 2 lectures per week
Language of tuition Afrikaans and English are used in one class
Department Mathematics and Applied Mathematics
Period of presentation Semester 1

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