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Students with special exam-taking requirements or time conflicts should contact me by January 20.

A: 25%

B: 35%

C: 25%

D-F: 15%

This is not an absolute rule. If I think everyone is doing well, then higher grades than above will be given.

Week 1: Jan 06, Jan 08

Linear equations: Sections 1.1-1.4

Read Sections 1.1-1.4 and the handouts Joy of Sets and Mathematical Hygiene.

Homework 1 due Jan 13. Includes book problems, Section 1.1 #14, 16, 24, 26; 1.2 #8, 12, 16, 20, 24, 26; 1.3 #6, 22, 26, 32.

Week 2: Jan 13, Jan 15

Linear equations: Sections 1.4-1.5, 1.7-1.8

Read Sections 1.4-1.5, 1.7-1.8.

Homework 2 due Jan 20. Includes book problems, Section 1.4 #14, 16, 26, 32, 34; 1.5 #18, 24, 30, 38; 1.7 #12, 28, 36, 38.

Week 3: Jan 20, Jan 22

Linear transformations and matrix algebra: Sections 1.8-1.9, 2.1

Read Sections 1.8-1.9, 2.1.

Homework 3 due Jan 27. Includes book problems, Section 1.8 #12, 17, 28, 30; 1.9 #6, 22, 30, 32, 34; 2.1 #10, 12, 16, 18, 26.

Week 4: Jan 27, Jan 29

Inverses, determinants: Sections 2.2-2.3, 3.1

Read Sections 2.2-2.3, 3.1

Homework 4 due Feb 3. Includes book problems, Section 2.2 #2, 10, 16, 22, 32; Section 2.3 #2, 4, 8, 14, 18, 20, 36; Section 3.1 #6, 14, 24, 36.

Week 5: Feb 03, Feb 05

Determinants, vector spaces: Sections 3.2-3.3

Reminder: Midterm Feb 05. This will cover Sections 1.1-1.5, 1.7-1.9, 2.1-2.3, and 3.1-3.3. It will be in-class and 90 minutes long. Here is a practice midterm. This is probably a little harder than our midterm. Solutions to this practice midterm will be handed out in class on Tuesday, Feb 03.

There will be no homework due February 10 because of the midterm.

Midterm 1 Solutions.

Week 6: Feb 10, Feb 12

Vector spaces: Sections 4.1-4.3

Read Sections 4.1-4.3

Homework 5 due Feb 17. Includes book problems, Section 3.2 #30, 34, 40; Section 3.3 #20, 22, 28; Section 4.1 #2, 6, 10, 14, 18; Section 4.2 #6, 10, 24, 28, 30.

Week 7: Feb 17, Feb 19

Vector spaces: Sections 4.4-4.6

Read Sections 4.4-4.6

Homework 6 due Feb 24. Includes book problems, Section 4.3 #4, 8, 14, 16, 25; Section 4.4 #2, 8, 12, 14, 24; Section 4.5 #4, 8, 14, 18, 30.

Week 8: Feb 24, Feb 26

Rank, eigenvectors and eigenvalues: Sections 4.6, 5.1-5.2

Read Sections 4.6, 5.1--5.2

Homework 7 due Mar 03. Includes book problems, Section 4.6 #2, 6, 18, 24, 30; Section 5.1 #8, 14, 18, 26; Section 5.2 #4, 8, 14, 18, 22.

Week 9: Mar 03, Mar 05

Diagonalization, orthogonality: Sections 5.3

Read Sections 5.3

Homework 8 due Thursday, Mar 12. Includes book problems, Section 5.3 #6, 8, 12, 16, 18, 26, 27; Section 6.1 #6, 14, 16, 20, 28.

Since the University is closed for the weather, class is cancelled Mar 05.
The quiz will be given on Tues Mar 10. Homework 8 is now due Thur Mar 12.

Week 10: Mar 10, Mar 12

Orthogonality: Sections 6.1-6.2. Final review

Additional suggested exercises for Ch. 6 (do not turn in): Section 6.1: 30, 31; Section 6.2: 6, 7, 9, 25, 26, 28; Ch. 6 Supplementary exercises: 2,4,6.

The Final Exam is on Thursday, Mar 19, 10:30am-12:30pm, in LEBOW 135. Here is a practice final. Our final will be significantly easier than this practice final. Solutions to this practice final will be handed out in class on Thursday, Mar 12.