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By David S. Dummit, Richard M. Foote

ISBN-10: 0471433349

ISBN-13: 9780471433347

Extensively acclaimed algebra textual content. This booklet is designed to offer the reader perception into the ability and wonder that accrues from a wealthy interaction among diversified parts of arithmetic. The ebook conscientiously develops the speculation of other algebraic buildings, starting from simple definitions to a few in-depth effects, utilizing a number of examples and routines to assist the reader's figuring out. during this manner, readers achieve an appreciation for the way mathematical buildings and their interaction result in strong effects and insights in a few assorted settings.

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