



This course provides an introduction to commutative algebra as a foundation for and first steps towards algebraic geometry. We shall cover approximately the material from most of the textbook by AtiyahMacDonald or the first half of the textbook by Bosch.
Topics include:
Prerequisites: Algebra I (or a similar introduction to the basic concepts of ring theory).
Here you find a constantly updated file containing objectives and assignments for the course: "Objectives and assignments"
The new exercise sheet will be posted here on Tuesdays. We expect you to look at the problems over the weekend and to prepare questions for the exercise class on Monday of the following week.
Please note that each exercise sheet contains 67 exercises. Written solutions will be provided the day after the deadline for handing them in.Please hand in your solutions by the following Thursday at 13:00 (so that you have 9 days to solve the exercises) in room HG J68, in the box under the sign corresponding to the course. Please do not forget to write the name of your teaching assistant on each sheet that you hand in. Your solutions will usually be corrected and returned in the following exercise class or, if not collected, returned to the box in HG J68.
>Exercise sheet  Due by  Solutions 

Exercise sheet 1  September 27  Solution sheet 1 
Exercise sheet 2  October 4  Solution sheet 2 
Exercise sheet 3  October 11  Solution sheet 3 
Exercise sheet 4  October 18  Solution sheet 4 
Exercise sheet 5  October 25  Solution sheet 5 
Exercise sheet 6  November 1  Solution sheet 6 
Exercise sheet 7  November 8  Solution sheet 7 
Exercise sheet 8  November 19  Solution sheet 8 
Exercise sheet 9  November 22  Solution sheet 9 
Exercise sheet 10  December 3  Solution sheet 10 
Exercise sheet 11  December 10  Solution sheet 11 
Exercise sheet 12  December 17  Solution sheet 12 
Exercise sheet 13  December 21  Solution sheet 13 
You can enrol in exercise classes using echo: here.
Time  Room  Assistant  Language 

Mo 1516  HG G 19.1 (*)  Riccardo Ferrario  en 
Mo 1516  HG D 1.1  Waltraud Lederle  en 
(*) Except for Monday 29/10/2018, where the exercise class will take place in ML F 36.