What is Abstract Algebra? (Modern Algebra)

Abstract Algebra is very different than the algebra most people study in high school. This math subject focuses on abstract structures with names like groups, rings, fields and modules. These structures have applications in many areas of mathematics, and are being used more and more in the sciences, too.

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We recommend the following textbooks:
Dummit & Foote, Abstract Algebra 3rd Edition

Milne, Algebra Course Notes (available free online)

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