Math 145


Lectures: MWF 10:30am-11:20am 380-381U

Stolen from Ravi's notes: "L'algèbre n'est qu'une gèomètrie ècrite; la gèomètrie n'est qu'une algèbre figurèe." (Algebra is but written geometry; geometry is but drawn algebra.) - Sophie Germain

This is a first course in algebraic geometry. Topics include: classical affine and projective varieties, morphisms, rational maps, smoothness, curves. No scheme theory will be covered.

Office Hours:
The syllabus contains course information and the office hours for the course.
A list of instances where my notation differs from the text.

FINAL
Take home final. Turn it in via gradescope.
Some terse solutions.

Practice Final
It is posted here.
Some terse solutions.



Notes for Friday's Cancelled class (11/16/2018)
Products and Blowups.

Homework
will be posted on this page. You are encouraged to work together but everyone must turn in their own assignment.

All the homework problems are in this document



We will use Fulton's curve book Algebraic Curves.
Other great resources you may wish to consult



Algebraic Geometry makes use of a lot of commutative algebra. If you want to brush up on that you can look at