Tentative* Homework Assignments for Block I  GROUPS AND SUBGROUPS  *Assignments listed beyond a week from the current lesson may change slightly. Check this site regularly to ensure you have accurate information. 
Lesson # 
Date(s) 
Section  Topic 
Homework Assignment 
1 
Aug. 27 
1 
Course Overview Introduction and Examples 
Read Section 1; & Presentations: 
2 
Aug. 29 
2 
Binary Operations  Read Section 2; 
3 
Aug. 31 
1&2 
Student Presentations 
Exercises
from Section 2 collected next lesson 
4 
Sept. 3 
3 
Isomorphic Binary Structures  Read Section 3; 
5 
Sept. 5 
4 
Groups 
Read Section 4; Do exercises: #3, 6, 8, 9, 13, 14, 20, 21, 25, 28, 30, pp. 4549 (Due Mon., Sept 10) & Presentations: #33, 34, 36, 41, pp. 4849 (Due Fri., Sept. 7) 
6 
Sept. 7 
3&4 
Student Presentations  Exercises from Section 4 collected next lesson 
7 
Sept. 10 
5 
Subgroups  Read Section 5; Do exercises: #47, 9, 15, 16, 20, 22, 23, 27, 29, 35, 39, 41, 42, 54 pp. 3436 (Due Wed., Sept. 12) & Presentations: #46, 57, pp. 3536 (Mon., Sept. 17) 
8 
Sept. 12 
6 
Cyclic Groups  Read Section
6; Part II: #10, 11, 14, 15, 23, 27, 32, 40, 49 pp. 6668 ***Quiz on Monday, Sept. 17, covering the proof of Theorem 6.6 (Every subgroup of a cyclic group is cyclic)*** 
9 
Sept. 14 
6 
Cyclic Groups  
10 
Sept. 17 
5&6 
Student Presentations  Read Section 8; Exercises from Section 6 collected next lesson 
11 
Sept. 19 
8 
Groups of Permutations  Do exercises: #35, 7, 8, 10, 2022, 2426, 32, 33 pp. 8387 (Due Fri., Sept 21) 
12 
Sept. 21 
8 
Groups of Permutations  Do exercises: 
13 
Sept. 24 
Introduction to GAP  Finish GAP project; Exam I next lesson covering Sections 16 & 8 

14 
Sept. 26 
Exam I  Takehome distributed today; it is due on Mon., Oct. 1. 
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