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I bought the third edition of "Abstract Algebra" by Dummit and Foote. In my opinion this is the best "algebra book" that has been written.

I found several solution manual but none has solutions for Chapters 13 and 14 (Field extensions and Galois theory respectively)

Is there a solution manual for these chapters?

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As far as I've seen, there isn't any, though scattered problems have solutions online. Nevertheless, if you have specific problems you are interested in, I'm sure that the folks here will be more than happy to help! –  AWertheim Aug 3 '13 at 2:25
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@Gaston Burrull maybe you should write one now that this opportunity has presented itself. All you need is a few hundred spare hours. –  James S. Cook Aug 3 '13 at 2:34
    
@JamesS.Cook In that case I need someone who validate my solutions (which is almost the same as having a solution manual) Sometimes, I feel very insecure if I answered rightly, I sometimes skip details. –  Gastón Burrull Aug 3 '13 at 2:38
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@GastónBurrull I hear you. I have a student who was working through those chapters, some problems are really simple, others are pages of calculation. That said, you can always post questions of the form: I think blah blah blah then ask is this correct? And to be greedy, follow that up by, is there a better way to see it? You could learn a lot from this. –  James S. Cook Aug 3 '13 at 3:05
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try solving each and every Question and if you have any doubt or if You think Your Justification is not clear Post it here. I am doing the same for the same part, 13th and 14th Chapter of Dummit Foote for the last 10 days and i am receiving reasonably good responses from other Users. All the best :) –  Praphulla Koushik Aug 3 '13 at 10:54

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With my friends we make a partial solution manual for chapter 13 in spanish (since is our native language) as @James S. Cook proposed.

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You may be interested in a proposal for Math SE in Spanish:area51.stackexchange.com/proposals/64529/… –  Brian Rushton Jan 29 at 22:26
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Are you hosting it online anywhere? –  BDub Jan 30 at 3:10
    
No I don't since it is incomplete but I could upload most of chapter 13 –  Gastón Burrull Jan 30 at 6:48

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