Math 422/501 Fields and Galois Theory 
Fall 2017 Exams 
Midterm Exam. Friday, October 20.
Format. The exam closed book, i.e., no books, no notes, no calculators allowed. The exam is 50 minutes long, it will take place during the regular class period. Syllabus. The exam covers all material in Chapters 1 (basic definitions and results) and 2 (splitting fields, multiple roots) of the text, except the sections on transcendental numbers and algebraically closed fields in Chapter 1. In particular, be prepared to
Admittedly, the text is not very rich in practice problems, but a bit of rummaging on the internet will turn up plenty. 

Final Exam. Monday, December 18, 15:3018:00, location TBA. Format. The final exam will be similar in format to the midterm exam. It will be 150 minutes long. No aids of any kind are allowed. Syllabus. TBA Here is a sample final. 