Section 7: Mondays and Wednesdays 2-3:50pm, One Drexel Plaza GL45

Students with special exam-taking requirements or time conflicts should contact me by October 03.

Week 1: Sep 19, Sep 21

Linear equations: Sections 1.1-1.2

Read Sections 1.1-1.2 and the handouts Joy of Sets and Mathematical Hygiene.

Homework 1 due Sep 26. Includes book problems Section 1.1: 14, 24, 28, 30, 32, 34, 36; 1.2: 8, 12, 20, 24, 36

Week 2: Sep 26, Sep 28

Linear equations: Sections 1.3-1.5, 1.7

Homework 2 due Oct 03.

Week 3: Oct 03, Oct 05

Linear transformations and matrix algebra: Sections 1.7-1.9, 2.1

Homework 3 due Oct 12.

There will be a quiz on Monday, October 03 covering 1.1-1.5, emphasizing the newest material 1.3-1.5.

Week 4: Oct 12

Inverses, determinants: Sections 2.1-2.3

Homework 4 due Wednesday Oct 19.

No Quiz on Wednesday Oct 12.

Week 5: Oct 17, Oct 19

Determinants: Sections 3.1-3.3

Homework 5 due Oct 26.

Quiz on Wednesday Oct 19.

Week 6: Oct 24, Oct 26

Vector spaces: Sections 4.1-4.2

No quiz the week of Oct 24, 26 because of the midterm.

Homework 6 due Nov 02.

** Midterm Thursday Oct 27 from 8:00-8:50am in STRATN 113. **
It will cover Sections 1.1-1.5, 1.7-1.9, 2.1-2.3, 3.1-3.3, and 4.1.
Here is the midterm from 2015 and solutions.

Week 7: Oct 31, Nov 02

Vector spaces: Sections 4.3-4.5

Quiz Wednesday Nov 02

Homework 7 due Nov 09.

Week 8: Nov 07, Nov 09

Rank, eigenvectors: Sections 4.5, 4.6, 5.1

Homework 8 due Nov 16.

Note that the 6th Edition Section 4.5 is equivalent to 5th Edition Sections 4.5 and 4.6.

Week 9: Nov 14, Nov 16

Eigenvectors, eigenvalues, and applications to Markov chains: Sections 5.1, 4.9, 5.2

Homework 9 due Nov 30.

Week 10: Nov 21

Complex eigenvalues: Section 5.5

Week 11: Nov 28, Nov 30

Diagonalization, final review: Section 5.3

Quiz on Wednesday, Nov 30 on 5.2, 5.3, 5.5.

Quiz Solutions

Homework 9 Solutions

The Final Exam is on Tuesday, Dec 06, 10:30am-12:30pm, in CURTIS 340. Here is a practice final and solutions. Our final will be significantly easier than this one and also note that it has questions on inner products which we have not covered.

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