# Tagged Questions

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### Problem sets on Abstract Algebra

Many times we ask about what books should we read to learn or know more about a math topic (Abstract Algebra, in this case). However, I would like to get a list of the exercises what should we solve ...
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### Hailstone collatz max sequence length upper bound of $260.5+x^{.43}$?

Let the Collatz function be defined as if $x$ even $c(x)=x/2$, if $x$ odd then $c(x)=3x+1$ over the naturals. Each operation is defined as a step. For example $3$ goes $(3,10,5,16,8,4,2,1)$ and takes ...
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### Unsure on which sources to choose related to Calculus

I tried to get into Spivak's Calculus only to find that I've never been taught the type of Math presented there. First chapters talk about the properties of numbers, then mathematical induction, ...
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### I've been working on Spivak and I'm on chapter 7. What are some good books to supplement Spivak for someone beginning to learn pure mathematics.

If I have too much difficulty with a concept/problem, then I'll just press on and solidify my understanding when the concept arises later by going back to it. This seems to be a lucrative method at ...
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### Sheaves of Simplicial Rings?

Could someone provide me a reference for a treatment of sheaves of simplicial commutative rings? As in simplicial sheaves with a ring structure.
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### Mapping cylinder of chain complexes via $-\otimes \Delta$

An instructor gave me a homework set where the mapping cylinder of a chain map $C_\bullet \xrightarrow{f} D_\bullet$ is defined as $(\Delta^1_\bullet \otimes C_\bullet) \oplus_{C_\bullet} D_\bullet$, ...
If we start with $\mathbb{Z}$ we can through localization get $\mathbb{Q}$, but that has the same cardinallity as $\mathbb{Z}$, so it doesn't increase cardinality for infinite sets, which is what I am ...