Algebra Qualifying Exam Problem List

Kent Sate University

Department of  Mathematical Sciences

The table below lists links to files containing algebra qualifying exam problems. The Complete List contains all problems from all areas, or you can choose the sublist of problems in any of the four main areas. Many, but not necessarily all, of the problems on the algebra qualifying exams will be taken from this list. While we have made an effort to make sure all problems are correct, there may be typographical errors or errors in the statements of some problems.

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The lists will be periodically updated and expanded. They were last updated on September 7, 2023.

This update includes minor revisions in notation, deletion of a few problems, and addition of some new problems. The problems marked NEW in the lists are the problems that have not appeared on previous exams and have been added since the January 13, 2020 update.

Complete List
Linear Algebra
Group Theory
Ring Theory
Field Theory

Donald White