By George R. Kempf (auth.)

ISBN-10: 3322802787

ISBN-13: 9783322802781

ISBN-10: 3528065834

ISBN-13: 9783528065836

The legislation of composition comprise addition and multiplication of numbers or func­ tions. those are the elemental operations of algebra. one could generalize those operations to teams the place there's only one legislations. the speculation of this publication was once began in 1800 via Gauss, whilst he solved the 2000 year-old Greek challenge approximately developing average n-gons via ruler and compass. the idea was once extra built via Abel and Galois. After years of improvement the speculation was once installed the current shape by way of E. Noether and E. Artin in 1930. at the moment it used to be referred to as glossy algebra and focused on the summary exposition of the speculation. these days there are too many examples to enter their info. i feel the scholar may still examine the proofs of the theorems and never spend time trying to find recommendations to tough workouts. The workouts are designed to explain the idea. In algebra there are 4 easy constructions; teams, jewelry, fields and modules. We current the idea of those simple buildings. optimistically this may provide an excellent introduc­ tion to fashionable algebra. i've got assumed as historical past that the reader has discovered linear algebra over the genuine numbers yet this isn't necessary.

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As g has no multiple roots, deg(E/G) = degg = #Aut(E/G). 1. Thus H = Aut(E/G) and #Aut(E/G) = deg(E/G). 9 STEINITZ'S THEOREM Let E ~ F be a finite field extension. 1 E ~ F(e) if and only if there are only finitely many fields between E and F. Proof. The "if' part is ... if F is finite then F( el, ... 3. Assume that F is infinite. Thus F(el, e2) contains only finitely many subfields ~ F. Thus for some Cl f. C2 in F we have F(el + cle2) = F(el + C2e2) = K. So e2 = [el + Cle2 - (el + C2e2)]' (Cl - C2)-1 E K, and el = (el + cle2) - Cle2 E K.

3 a) HomR(M, LaO Ma) is naturally isomorphic to LaET HomR(M, Ma). b) Same with lI aE !. If M is an R-module, HomR(M, R) is dual to M and its denoted by MD. 4 If M is isomorphic to R n where R is commutative, then its dual MD is isomorphic to Rn as an R-module. 1 SYLOW'S THEOREMS. Let G be a finite group. Let p be a prime. Assume that #G = pb· m where (p, m) = 1. 1 If pal#G, then there is a subgroup H C G with pa = #H. Proof. Let X be the set of subsets L of G with pa elements. Then #X = (pb . m)(pb .

Let G act on G by the rule (g,h) -+ ghg-l. This is a group action. Now h E Z(G) if and only if h is fixed by G. Decompose G in G-orbits. Now the orbit Oh of h is bijective to G/Sh. Thus #Oh divides pn = #G. Thus plOh if h ¢ Z(G). 1 in the orbits #G = #Z(G) + px where x is an integer. So pIZ(G). Hence the theorem is true as e E Z(G). 3 CYCLIC FINITE GROUPS. 3 37 CYCLIC FINITE GROUPS. Let M be an additive abelian group. Recall that M is called cyclic if it is isomorphic to ZjdZ for some integer d.

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