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Contemporary Abstract Algebra, Fifth Edition
Joseph A. Gallian, University of Minnesota, Duluth
Abstract Algebra with GAP

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Authored by By J. G. Rainbolt and J. A. Gallian

This GAP Manual accompanies Contemporary Abstract Algebra, Fifth Edition, and provides instruction and exercises for students who use the GAP software program. You may choose either to download each chapter separately or download the entire manual at once. The subroutines and art figures needed for this GAP manual are saved in separate files. For your convenience, you will find a helpful Student Solutions Manual that provides the odd-numbered answers to the exercises found in this GAP Manual.

The chapter and art figure files are available in PDF format. All subroutines are saved as basic text files. If you have any questions about this resource, please contact Julianne Rainbolt at

This material is based upon work supported by the National Science Foundation under grant numbers 9851405 and DUE-0127361. Any opinions, findings and conclusions or recomendations expressed in this material are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Science Foundation.

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