# Math 469

**Instructor:** Dr. Clayton Shonkwiler

**Time:** Monday, Wednesday, Friday 1:00–1:50

**Location:** Weber 223

**Office:** Weber 206C

**Office Hours:** Wednesday 2:00–3:00 and Thursday 1:00–2:00

**Email Address:** clay@shonkwiler.org

**Text:** *Linear Algebra Done Right*, by Sheldon Axler

**Syllabus**

## Overview

The course provides a deeper dive into linear algebra, with an emphasis on abstract vector spaces, the general theory of linear transformations, and canonical forms. The goal is to develop a deep understanding of the structure of linear operators on finite-dimensional vector spaces.

## Final Project Resources

LaTeX distributions:

- Overleaf — Online collaborative TeX editor: no need to install anything!
- TeX Live — Multiplatform TeX distribution
- MacTeX — TeX Live distribution for Mac OS X; includes TeXShop, a very good editor/viewer
- MiKTeX — Alternative Windows TeX distribution

LaTeX help:

- LaTeX Symbols — Glossary of symbols that can be displayed in LaTeX
- DeTeXify — Draw the symbol you want to enter; (hopefully!) get the code for it