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Math 504 - Old Homework

  • LaTeX-ed solutions are encouraged and appreciated.
  • If you use LaTeX, hand-in a printed version of your homework.
  • You are encouraged to discuss homework problems with classmates, but such discussions should NOT include the exchange or written material.
  • Writing of homework problems should be done on an individual basis.
  • Outside references for material used in the solution of homework problems should be fully disclosed.
  • References to results from the textbook and/or class notes should also be included.
  • The following lists should be considered partial and tentative lists until the word complete appears next to it.
  • Use 8.5in x 11in paper with smooth borders. Write your name on top of each page. Staple all pages.

$\newcommand{\aut}{\textrm{Aut}} \newcommand{\sub}{\textrm{Sub}} \newcommand{\join}{\vee} \newcommand{\bigjoin}{\bigvee} \newcommand{\meet}{\wedge} \newcommand{\bigmeet}{\bigwedge} \newcommand{\normaleq}{\unlhd} \newcommand{\normal}{\lhd} \newcommand{\union}{\cup} \newcommand{\intersection}{\cap} \newcommand{\bigunion}{\bigcup} \newcommand{\bigintersection}{\bigcap} \newcommand{\sq}[2][\ ]{\sqrt[#1]{#2\,}} \newcommand{\pbr}[1]{\langle #1\rangle} \newcommand{\ds}{\displaystyle} \newcommand{\C}{\mathbb{C}} \newcommand{\R}{\mathbb{R}} \newcommand{\Q}{\mathbb{Q}} \newcommand{\Z}{\mathbb{Z}} \newcommand{\N}{\mathbb{N}} \newcommand{\A}{\mathbb{A}} \newcommand{\F}{\mathbb{F}} \newcommand{\T}{\mathbb{T}} \newcommand{\ol}[1]{\overline{#1}} \newcommand{\imp}{\Rightarrow} \newcommand{\rimp}{\Leftarrow} \newcommand{\pinfty}{1/p^\infty} \newcommand{\power}{\mathcal{P}} \newcommand{\calL}{\mathcal{L}} \newcommand{\calC}{\mathcal{C}} \newcommand{\calN}{\mathcal{N}} \newcommand{\calB}{\mathcal{B}} \newcommand{\calF}{\mathcal{F}} \newcommand{\calR}{\mathcal{R}} \newcommand{\calS}{\mathcal{S}} \newcommand{\calU}{\mathcal{U}} \newcommand{\calT}{\mathcal{T}} \newcommand{\gal}{\textrm{Gal}} \newcommand{\isom}{\approx} $

Problem Set 3 Due 02/09/2018 (complete)

  1. Prove the corollary stated in class: If $K\leq E_i\leq F$ and each $E_i/K$ is algebraic, then the join $\displaystyle\bigjoin_{i\in I}E_i$ is algebraic over $K$.
  2. Let $F/K$ be a finite extension. Prove that every endomorphism of $F$ that fixes $K$ is an automorphism of $F$.
  3. Consider the extension $F=\Q(\alpha,\omega)$ of $\Q$ discussed in class, where $\alpha$ is a root of $x^3-2$ and $\omega$ is a root of $x^2+x+1$. Construct several automorphisms of $F$. Is there a bound for the number of automorphisms of $F$?

Problem Set 2 Due 02/02/2018 (complete)

  1. Show that the direct (cartesian) product of two fields is never a field.
  2. Show that $\Q(\sq{2})\neq\Q(\sq{3})$. Generalize.
  3. Page 163, IV.2.1
  4. Page 163, IV.2.2, IV.2.4

Problem Set 1 Due 01/26/2018 (complete)

  1. Let $G$ be a group and $N\normaleq G$. $G$ is solvable iff $N$ and $G/N$ are solvable. In this case, $$l(G) \leq l(N) + l(G/N)$$
  2. If $L$ is a poset in which every subset has a l.u.b., then every subset of $L$ also has a g.l.b.
  3. Given a lattice $(L,\meet,\join)$ in the algebraic sense, show that the binary relation defined by $$ x \leq y \quad iff \quad x \meet y = x $$ is a partial order on $L$, and for $x,y \in L$, $x \meet y$ is the g.l.b.{x,y}, and $x \join y$ is the l.u.b.{x,y}.
  4. Let $A$ be a universal algebra, and $\sub(A)$ the complete lattice of subuniverses of $A$. If $D\subseteq\sub(A)$ is directed, then $\ds\left(\bigunion_{X\in D}X\right)\in\sub(A)$.
people/fer/504ws/504ws_old_homework.txt · Last modified: 2018/02/19 11:36 by fer