# MATH 8701 - Complex Analysis - Fall 2013

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## General Information

Time MWF, 2:30--3:20 p.m. Vincent Hall, Room 206 Ben Brubaker (brubaker@math.umn.edu) Office: Vincent Hall, Room 233 Office Phone: 5-6380 Office Hours: W 1-2, Th 12:30-1:30, and always available by appointment Lars Ahlfors, Complex Analysis (3rd. Ed., McGraw-Hill) Weekly problem sets (35% of total grade), a midterm (20%), an integration quiz (10%) and a final exam (35%). (linked at left as PDF files) The first syllabus is an outline of the course through the first midterm on Wednesday, October 16. The second is through the integration quiz on Monday, November 18.

## Midterm I

Here is the review sheet of problems for the first midterm, one of which will appear on the test itself.

There will be one question on the midterm asking you to state and prove one of the following results:
• Differentiability is equivalent to the Cauchy-Riemann equations (p. 26)
• Open sets are connected iff joined by a rectilinear path (p. 56)
• Cauchy's theorem for rectangles (p. 109)
• Cauchy's theorem for disks (p. 113)
• Liouville's theorem (p. 122)

## Homework

All section and problem numbers in the following assignments refer to Ahlfors' book.

• Problem Set 1 (Due Friday, Sept. 13):
• Find the fifth roots of 3 + 3i.
• Section 1.1.4 (p. 9): 3, 4
• Section 1.1.5 (p. 11): 1, 4
• Section 1.2.2 (p. 16): 5
• Section 1.2.3 (p. 17): 1, 2
• Section 1.2.4 (p. 20): 1, 2
• Problem Set 2 (Due Friday, Sept. 20):
• Section 2.1.2 (p. 28): 2, 4, 7
• Section 2.1.4 (p. 32): 2, 3, 6
• Section 2.2.3 (p. 37): 3, 5
• Section 2.2.4 (p. 41): 2, 4, 6, 8
• Problem Set 3 (Due Friday, Sept. 27):
• Section 2.3.2 (p. 44): 1
• Section 2.3.4 (p. 47): 5, 6, 10
• Section 3.1.2 (p. 53): 1, 7
• Section 3.1.3 (p. 58): 3, 4
• Section 3.1.4 (p. 63): 3, 4
• Section 3.1.5 (p. 66): 1, 3
• Section 3.2.2 (p. 66): 1, 2
• Problem Set 4 (Due Friday, Oct. 4):
• Section 4.1.3 (p. 108): 1, 2, 3, 4, 6
• Section 4.2.2 (p. 120): 1, 3
• Problem Set 5 (Due Friday, Oct. 11):
• Section 4.2.3 (p. 123): 1, 2, 3, 5
• Section 4.3.2 (p. 130): 1, 2, 3, 4 (DUE: Nov. 8)
• Problem Set 6 (Due Friday, Oct. 25):
• Section 4.3.3 (p. 133): 1, 2
• Section 4.3.4 (p. 136): 1, 2
• Problem Set 8 (Due Friday, Nov. 8):
• Section 4.3.2 (p. 130): 1, 2, 3, 4
• Problem Set 9 (Due Friday, Nov. 15):
• Section 4.5.2 (p. 154): 1, 2 (assigned previously)
• Section 4.5.3 (p. 161): 1 (b,e,f only), 3 (c,d,e,g,h)
• Problem Set 10 (Now Due Monday, Dec. 9):
• One extra problem as a linked pdf
• Section 5.1.2 (p. 184): 3
• Section 5.1.3 (p. 186): 4
• Section 5.2.1 (P. 190): 1, 5
• Problem Set 10, PART II (Also Now Due Monday, Dec. 9):
• Section 5.2.2 (p. 193): 1
• Section 5.2.3 (p. 197): 1, 3
• Section 5.2.4 (p. 200): 1, 2