Intro Abstract Algebra

This note covers the following topics: Basic Algebra of Polynomials,
Induction and the Well ordering Principle, Sets, Some counting principles, The
Integers, Unique factorization into primes, Prime Numbers, Sun Ze's Theorem,
Good algorithm for exponentiation, Fermat's Little Theorem, Euler's Theorem,
Primitive Roots, Exponents, Roots, Vectors and matrices, Motions in two and
three dimensions, Permutations and Symmetric Groups, Groups: Lagrange's Theorem,
Euler's Theorem, Rings and Fields, Cyclotomic polynomials, Primitive roots,
Group Homomorphisms, Cyclic Groups, Carmichael numbers and witnesses, More on
groups, Finite fields, Linear Congruences, Systems of Linear Congruences,
Abstract Sun Ze Theorem and Hamiltonian Quaternions.

**Author(s):** Paul
Garrett

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