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- Mathematical aptitude
- Mathematical maturity, including the ability to recognize and construct valid mathematical arguments
- Previous exposure to linear algebra and abstract algebra

- Robert B. Ash,
**Basic Abstract Algebra**, which you can download from the web for free. If you would prefer to have a bound copy, there is a modestly priced Dover edition that you can order from any online bookstore.