Monthly Archives: March 2011

M211 review

Here are some questions to give you general orientation on the material you should know for the examination in algebraic geometry.


Revision sessions, 3704 and M211

There will be revisions sessions for Math 3704 and Math M211 as follows:

Wednesday, 20 April, 10:00-12:00 in Math 706

Wednesday, 20 April, 14:00-16:00 in Math 706.

Because of the many holidays towards the end of the month, it was hard to find any other days possible. I hope many of you can come.

Question on coursework sheet 5, number 6

A question regarding the optional coursework, and my reply.

A non-UFD

During the problem session today, I got a bit mixed up in the proof that a certain quotient ring is not a UFD. This is because I forgot the simplifying fact that the ring in question is a graded ring. Here is a discussion of the matter.

Class schedule, algebraic geometry

Here is the schedule for the algebraic geometry class, this week and next.

Friday, 4 March, 2-4, problem session in Harrie Massey theatre.

Monday, 7 March, no class.

Friday, 11 March, 2-5: lectures in Math 505.

Note the unusual locations.