Course Information
Course Code MATH 3P12
Course Title Applied Algebra
Description Group theory with applications. Topics include modular arithmetic, symmetry groups and the dihedral groups, subgroups, cyclic groups, permutation groups, group isomorphism, Burnside's theorem, cosets and Lagrange's theorem, direct products and cryptography, normal subgroups and factor groups.
Course Format Lectures, 3 hours per week; lab/tutorial, 1 hour per week.
Prerequisite(s) MATH 2P12 or permission of the instructor.