Homework

You should come to class on Tuesdays prepared to present and discuss your solutions to any and all of the homework problems. At the end of class Tuesday, we will select two or three problems for formal write-ups. Written homework is due at the beginning of class on Thursdays.

Problems

Tuesday Sept. 7 - Thurs. Sept. 9:
Reid, 0.2, 1.1, 1.3, 1.5, 1.6, 1.7.
Tuesday Sept. 14 - Thurs. Sept. 16:
Reid, 1.8-1.10, 2.1.
Tuesday Sept. 21 - Thurs. Sept. 23:
Reid, 2.2, 2.4, 2.5, 2.9.
Tuesday Sept. 28 - Thurs. Sept. 30:
Reid, 3.5, 3,6, 3.9
Cox, Little, O'Shea I.3.13
Tuesday Oct. 5 - Thurs. Oct. 7:
Reid, 3.12, 3.13
Cox, Little, and O'Shea: p. 174, #7 (Show that if a field is not algebraically closed, any affine variety can be described by a single equation) and p. 203, #9 (Characterize varieties of maximal ideals over non-algebraically-closed fields).
Tuesday, Oct. 12 - Thurs. Oct. 14:
Reid, 4.2, 4.4
CLO, 1,3,5,8-10
Tuesday, Oct. 19 - Thurs. Oct. 21:
Fall Break
Tuesday, Oct. 26 - Thurs. Oct 28:
Reid, 4.3, 4.5, 4.7, 4.11
Tuesday, Nov. 2 - Thursday Nov. 4:
Reid, 5.1, 5.3, 5.4, 5.5, 5.12.
Tuesday, Nov. 9 - Thursday, Nov. 11:
Reid, 5.2 (props if you can find a photo of this quadric used in architecture!), 5.6, 5.8, 5.13 (first paragraph)
Tuesday, Nov. 16 - Thursday, Nov. 18:
Reid, 6.2, 6.4, 6.5, 6.6, 6.7
Tuesday, Nov. 23 - Tuesday, Nov. 30:
Reid, 7.1, 7.2, 7.5, 7.6
Tuesday, Nov. 30 - Thursday, Dec. 2:
Reid, 7.3, 7.4, 7.7
Tuesday, Dec. 7 - Thursday, Dec. 9:
Project presentations