Introduction to Abstract Algebra provides insight into the methods of abstract algebra. This book provides information pertinent to the fundamental concepts of abstract algebra.
Organized into five chapters, this book begins with an overview of the study of natural numbers that are used historically for the purpose of counting the objects in different assemblages. This text then examines the concepts of set and elements of a set. Other chapters contain an intuitive survey of the different kinds of real numbers, with the inclusion of many very important results on integers. This book presents as well a brief survey of algebraic systems from the trivial sets to the more highly structures groups, with emphasis on the elementary properties of groups. The final chapter deals with the simple development of complex numbers.
This book is intended to be suitable for students in abstract algebra.