David Aristoff's homepage Math 560 (Fall 2016)

syllabus

Class times: 9:00 am - 9:50 am, MWF, Engineering E 105, Aug 22, 2015 - Dec 11, 2016
Office hours: MWF 11-12, Weber Hall 221
Course textbook: Linear Algebra and its Applications, 2nd edition, by Peter D. Lax

Midterm dates: Sept 28, Oct 26, Nov 30

The final exam is cumulative. The final exam time can be found here.


Course info:

This course will follow chapters 1-8 in Lax, in order, along with a few other selected topics. Weekly suggested reading and exercises will be published below.


Suggested reading (from Lax):

Week 1 (8/22-8/26): pgs 1-12
Week 2 (8/29-9/2): pgs 10-17
Week 3 (9/5-9/9): pgs 17-21
Week 4 (9/12-9/16): pgs 21-31
Week 5 (9/19-9/23): pgs 32-43
Week 6 (9/26-9/30): pgs 44-57
Week 7 (10/3-10/7): pgs 58-63
Weeks 8-9 (10/10-10/14): supplementary reading here
Week 10 (10/17-10/21): pgs 64-67, 74-76
Week 11 (10/24-10/28): pgs 77-81
Week 12 (10/31-11/4): pgs 81-90
Week 13 (11/7-11/11): pgs 90-94
Week 14 (11/14-11/18): pgs 94-100, supplementary reading here


Suggested exercises:

HW 1   solutions
HW 2   solutions
HW 3   solutions
HW 4   solutions
HW 5   solutions
HW 6   solutions
HW 7   solutions
HW 8   solutions
HW 9   solutions
HW 10 (come up with example problems)

The final exam is Thursday Dec 15 at 4:10 in the usual room (Engr E105).
You may bring an 8.5x11 inch sheet of notes to the exam (writing on both sides is OK).


Midterm solutions:

Midterm 1 solutions
Midterm 2 solutions
Midterm 3 solutions


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