Book D Basics
Entering the weird and wonderful world of metric spaces. Your life will never be the same again!
Fun lecture I gave at M203 summerschool covering most of Chapter 13. Includes the story of how I killed my friend Nigel.
A few reminders of spaces of sequences & functions
How to find Cl, Int and Bd with a scary metric.
Tutorial handouts + formative notes
Tutorial stuff from last year, and notes on Q9 and Q10 of this year's TMA.
Book E Rings and fields
Book E Basics
My take on what this book is about.
Hierarchy of domains
Like the pickie on HB p96 (but more gorgeous) with brief notes on the properties of each domain. There's a version in the folder which prints better than the gorgeous one.
All the stuff from the gig on 11 Mar 2017
Book F basics
Brief intro to the very last book - ending on a high.
The three Cs
Pickie to summarise (very briefly) how connectedness, compactness and completeness relate to each other
Tutorial questions notes and slides.
From the 15J gig on 23 Apr 2016
Core & non-core stuff
Copied from the planner to make it easy to print
General advice on finding and presenting proofs, and a summary of standard strategies.
Cribsheet to remind you of some standard results.
Health warning: This is not official Open University material. All errors, misconceptions and misleading statements are my very own
Book A Basics
Very short intro notes / tips for each chapter in this book.
A few tips, mainly about the formative questions
These are the questions, notes/solutions and slides from the gig last year.
Book B Basics
Very brief notes, warnings and enthusiasms to get you in the mood for this block.
Notes folder, containing:
1) Summaries of basic stuff,
2) Dicyclic groups note,
3) D6 - the full Monty (everything applied to D6)
4) Direct products
Questions, notes/solutions and slides from the gig on 26 Nov 2016. I had a great time, and nearly everyone survived the onslaught.
Book C Numbers and rings
Book C Basics
Usual brief meander through the topics in each chapter of this block
From Ring to Field
The hierarchy; each entity is a subset of the previous one. This will be expanded in Book E.
Ch 9-10 stuff added 10/12/16
Ch 11 stuff added 17/12/16
Ch 12 stuff added 7/1/17
8/1/17: Corrected typo Ch11 Soln 2 (b)
Handouts from 2016 and slides from 2017 dayschool and online tutorials
My exam solutions
This is totally unofficial. Not to be relied upon. Updated 21/5/17
Do not read until you've had a serious go at the paper yourself.