M369 Fall
2006 Course:
Linear Algebra
Instructor: Dr. Iuliana Oprea
Department of Mathematics, Colorado State University
office:Weber
123, phone:16751,
url:
http://www.math.colostate.edu/~juliana
email juliana'at'math.colostate.edu
General information  Prerequisites

Textbook

Homework and quizzes  Exams Review Sheet 1, Review Sheet 2 Sample final exams Review Session for the final exam, Dr. Painter: SUNDAY, 10 Dec 06 6:30  8:00 pm Weber 130 ( usual room), or Weber 117 in case of a large crowd. 
Grading
scheme

Course syllabus 
General information
Additional office hours:  Prof Painter (Weber 130) T uesday 10am12noon, Wednesday
35pm Prof Sawon (Weber 114) Monday 11am12noon, Wednesday 23pm 
Prerequisites
Prerequisites for this course are MCC161 (or M161) and M229. If you have taken equivalent courses elsewhere please see the instructor before registering.
Textbook:
Steven J. Leon "Linear algebra with
applications" 7th edition, Prentice Hall 2006.
Recommended (online free text book
with solutions to all exercises):
Jim Hefferon, Linear Algebra: http://joshua.smcvt.edu/linalg.html
Homework and quizzes
There will be weekly homework, mainly set from the textbook. The
homework must be handed in Wednesday at the beginning of the
lecture.
There will usually be a short quiz on Friday. This will test the
concepts we have covered that week, including Friday's lecture.
Grader for HW: Yung Zou, Weber 17
Exams
There will be two midterms and one final exam. These will be held in the same room as the lectures.
Grading scheme
Your final grade will be determined from a score out of 600. The
homework and quizzes will count for 200 points, the midterms will
count for 100 points each, and the final exam will count for 200
points.
90%  100% A; 80%  89% B;
70%  79% C; 60%  69% D; 0%  59% F
Course syllabus
The syllabus below will be updated as the semester progresses.
Week 
Material covered (with page numbers) 
Homework 
Aug 2125 
Chapter 1 :
Matrices and systems of equations

HW1  due Wednesday 30 August ; graded problems are
printed in red colour Chapter 1: Section 1: 1b, 2b, 3d, 5b, 6f Section 2: 1,2,5f Section 3: 1d, 2, 10, 12 Section 4: 10g, 11 Chapter 2: Section 1: 3, graded: 3g 
Aug 28Sep 1 
Chapter 3 : Vector
spaces

HW2, due Wed September 6 Chapter 3 Section 1: 3, 10, 11 Section 2: 1abc, 2, 9, 10 Section 3: 1ace, 2bd, 5 
Sep 48 No class Monday 

HW3, due Wed September 13 Chapter 3 Section 3: 6ac, 7bd, 8, XC: 16 +TBA Section 4: 4,5,6,10,14 Section 5: 1b, 2b, 3b,5, 6. 
Sep 1115 

HW4, due Wed September 20 Chapter 3 Section 5: 8,9 Section 6: 2ab, 3, 5abc, 6,7,10,14,18,19. 
Sep 1822 
Chapter 4: Linear Transformations

HW5,
due Wed September 27 Chapter 4 Section 1: 1 a,e; 3, 4, 5ac, 6ac, 9a, 17ab, 18,23 Section 2: 2ac, 3b, 6, 14, 18ac 
Sept 2529 

HW6, due Friday September
29 Chapter 4 Section 3: 1 a,d; 2, 3, 9 
Sep 30  Oct 5 

HW7, due Wednesday 11
October Chapter 5 Section 1: 1a, 3c, 4, 8c, 9 Section 2: 1c, 2(Xcredit). 3, 4 
Oct 913 

HW8 due Wednesday 18
October Chapter 5 Section 3: 1b,c, 2, 5, 11 (9=Xcredit). Section 4: 1,2,3,7,8,16 
Oct 1620 

HW9 due Wednesday 25
October Chapter 5 Section 5: 1c,d; 2,3,5,8, 15,16,21 
Oct 2327 

HW10 due Wednesday 1
November Chapter 5 Section 6: 16 and p1: find the least squares linear approx. of f(x) = sqrt(x) on [1,1] p2: find the least squares quadratic approx. of f(x) = sqrt(x) on [0,1] 
Oct 29Nov 3 
Chapter 6:
Orthogonality

HW11 due Wednesday 8
November Chapter 6 Section 1: 1) a,d,g,k; 2,10,11,13 Section 3: 1)a,c; 2,3 Section 1(again): 19, 26 
Nov 610 

HW12 Chapter 6 Section 2: 1) a,b, 2) a,b 
Nov 1317 



Thanksgiving break  
Nov 27Dec 1 

Last HW, due Wed 6
December: S4: 1,2,3,4: S5: 1,2,5; S6: 1 
Last Week 
Review: Mo:
Chapters 13; W: chapters 4,5; F: Chapters 5,6
