Summary: Written by a well-known active researcher and award winning teacher, the Fifth Edition of this best-selling text for the Abstract or Modern Algebra course is better than ever. Abstract Algebra, Fifth Edition, includes challenging topics as well as numerous figures, tables, photographs, charts, biographies and computer exercises, making the text more compelling, current, and relevant for students. New! The Fifth Edition features many new examples and exercises. ...show moreR> New! Suggested readings have been updated.
New! The important and helpful list of Notations has been moved to the front of the text.
New! All cross-referenced exercises (odd exercises) now feature solutions in the answer section of the text.
New! True/false exercises have been posted on the web site to correspond with the Supplementary Exercises in text.
New! Content changes include a new discussion of error correction using two check digits and mod 11 arithmetic (Chapter 0); reworked theorems and proofs (Chapter 4); and a new section on digital signatures (Chapter 8).
New! A text-specific web site contains updated software for the computer exercises found in the book, as well as additional exercises for practicing and reinforcing concepts.
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