18.701: Algebra I, Fall 2016



Pset 10 is posted below. It is due he last day of class.

Last quiz is a week from Friday.

Topics for the quiz:
Chapter 7, Sections 7.7-7.8 (Sylow Theorems)
Chapter 8, Sections 8.1-8.7 (symmetric and hermitian forms)
Chapter 9, Sections 1-5 (linear groups)
A practice quiz is posted.

PLEASE NOTE: The quiz will be given in Walker 50-340,
not in the usual classroom.


  • General Information (pdf)
  • Subject Outline (pdf)

    Problem Sets

  • Problem Set #10 (pdf)
  • Problem Set #9 (pdf)
  • Problem Set #8 (pdf)
  • Problem Set #7 (pdf)
  • Problem Set #6 (pdf)
  • Problem Set #5 (pdf)
  • Problem Set #4 (pdf)
  • Problem Set #3 (pdf)
  • Problem Set #2 (pdf)
  • Problem Set #1 (pdf)


  • Practice Quiz 3 (pdf)
  • Comments on Pset 10 (pdf)
  • Comments on Pset 9 (pdf)
  • Comments on Quiz 2 (pdf)
  • Comments on Pset 8 (pdf)
  • Comments on Pset 7 (pdf)
  • Comments on Pset 6 (pdf)
  • Comments on Pset 5 (pdf)
  • Comments on Pset 4 (pdf)
  • Comments on Pset 3 (pdf)
  • Comments on Pset 2 (pdf)
  • Comments on Pset 1 (pdf)
  • Plane Crystallographic Groups with point group D_2 (pdf)
  • Isometries (pdf)

    Course Staff

    Mike Artin, artin@math.mit.edu,
    room 2-274, x3-3689. Office Hours: M 1-2, W 2-3.

    Andrew Ahn, ajahn@mit.edu,
    room 2-390C, Office Hour: Tu 1-2.
    Zhenkun Li, zhenkun@mit.edu,
    room 2-232a, Office Hour: F 3-4.

    I encourage you to make use of the office hours.
    If you can't make the times listed,
    see me after class or email me to set up an appointment.

    Please arrive to office hours during the first half hour.
    We may leave after a half hour if no one is there.

    Web address: http://www-math.mit.edu/classes/18.701/

    Stellar site for grades : tba %https://stellar.mit.edu/S/course/18/fa15/18.701/

    When you have questions about the grading of the homework,
    please speak to the TAs.