By A. W. Chatters
The authors offer a concise advent to issues in commutative algebra, with an emphasis on labored examples and functions. Their therapy combines dependent algebraic conception with functions to quantity concept, difficulties in classical Greek geometry, and the speculation of finite fields, which has vital makes use of in different branches of technological know-how. themes lined contain earrings and Euclidean jewelry, the four-squares theorem, fields and box extensions, finite cyclic teams and finite fields. the cloth can serve both good as a textbook for a whole direction or as coaching for the extra learn of summary algebra.