MATH369 Linear Algebra, Spring 2008, Section 1
Objectives
Introduction to Linear Algebra: linear equations, matrices, determinants,
Euclidean space, dot product,
abstract vector spaces, basis and Linear independence,
linear maps,
eigenvalues, eigenvectors, quadratic forms, applications.
General Information
 Call Number 13649

Instructor: Anton Betten, room 207, Weber building.
Email lastname at math dot colostate dot edu

Course website: http://www.math.colostate.edu/ betten/courses/MATH369/SP09/369_syllabus.html

Credits: 3

Class: M W F 9  9:50 am, ENGRG E 204

Prerequisites: MATH229

Text: Steven J. Leon, Linear Algebra with Applications, ISBN 0131857851

Homework: Assigned weekly (except for the weeks with Midterms),
due Wednesdays at the beginning of class (except for the weeks with Midterms, when it is due Monday),
no late homework is accepted

Office hours:
Monday 10:30am11:30am, Friday 10:30am11:30am.

Extra office hours held by Dr. Painter in Weber 130: Monday 2:304pm, Tuesdays 1012.
Syllabus:
Weeks 15: Linear Systems, Euclidean space, dot product, orthogonality, length and angle,
linear dependence, matrices and linear maps.
Weeks 610: abstract vector spaces, determinants, orthogonality, GramSchmidt
Weeks 1115: Eigenvalues, eigenvectors, applications.
Exams:
Midterm 1: Wed, 2/20
Midterm 2: Wed, 4/2
Final: during Final's week May 1216.
The exact date can be found on the Registrar's website.
It will not be published here.
If you have a conflict, you need to discuss the matter with the
teacher well in advance.
Grading:
Your final grade will be determined from a score of 500.
The midterms count 100 each,
the homework counts 100,
and the final is valued at 200 points.
You may decide to do a project worth 35 points. A project will include
a written part and a short presentation.
Topics are chosen in agreement with the
teacher.
Homework:
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