WELCOME TO MAT 310
  LinearAlgebra

Fall 2017

Time and place:

Lecture: TuTh at 1:00PM in Heavy Engineering, room 201

Recitations: R01: Tu at 4:00PM in Earth and Space, room 069, Mr. Auyeung

                      R02: M at 10:00AM  in Physics, room 112, Ms. Cho


Introduction: This is a mathematically rigorous course with complete proofs.  Topics covered will include vector spaces, linear transformations, eigenvalues, and inner product spaces.  Also the charateristic and minimal polynomial of a linear operator and the Jordan form if time permits.

  Text Book: Linear Algebra Done Right   ( 3nd edition) by Sheldon Axler, Springer,  (c) 2015


Instructor: Prof. David Ebin
Math Tower 5-107
tel. 632-8283
E-mail: ebin@math.sunysb.edu
Office Hours: Tuesday 2:30-4:30, Th 2:30-3:30 or by appointment

 Assistants: Ms. D. Cho, (Dahye.Cho@Stonybrook.edu) Office Hours: Tu 4:30-5:30PM in Math Tower S240A
                   Mr. S. Auyeung, (Shamuel.Auyeung@Stonybrook.edu)  Office Hours: W:1:00-2:00PM in Math Tower S240A


 Homework: Homework will be assigned every week.  Doing the homework is a fundamental part of the course work.  Problems should be handed in in your recitation section.
1st assignment:  page 11, problems 1,10,11; page 17, problems 1,2; page 24, problems 1,3,7,8,11, due the week of September 11.
2nd assignment: page 37, problems 1,3,5,7,14,17; page 43, problems 3,6; page 48,problems 1,15, due the week of September 18.
3rd assignment: page 57, problems 1, 3, 4, 7, 11, 13, 14; page 67, problems 1, 4, 13 due the week of September 25.
4th assignment: page 78, problems 2, 3, 6, 7, 8, 12; page 88, problems 1, 4, 13, 15 due the week of October 2. 
5th assignment: page 98, problems 2, 4, 7, 8, 11abc; page 129, problems 2, 3, 4, 5  due the week of October 9
6th assignment: page 129, problems 7, 8, 9; page 138, problems 1, 2, 4, 7, 8, 11, 14 due the week of October 16
7th assignment: page 138, problems 16, 19, 23; page 153, problems 2,3,4,5,6,8,11 due the week of October 23
8th assignment: page 160, problems 1, 5, 6, 8, 10, 12, 16 due the week of October 30.
9th assignment: page 175, problems 1, 4, 5, 11, 17 due the week of November 6
10th assignment: page 175, problems 19, 20, 22, 27, 28; page 189, problems 2, 3, 5, 7, 13 due the week of November 13
11th assignment: page 201, problems 4, 5, 7, 9, 12; page 214, problems 1, 3, 4, 5, 7 due the week of November 20
12th assignment: no homework this week.  The sections will meet November 27 and 28.  Come prepared with questions.  Happy thanksgiving.
13th assignment:
14th assignment:

 Grading Policy:
The overall numerical grade will be computed by the formula   20% Homework + 30 % Midterm Exam+ 50% Final Exam   

  Midterm Exam: Thursday, November 2, in  class 

MIDTERM EXAM REVIEW: Exam Review

  Final Exam: Monday, December 18, 5:30-8:00PM
 
FINAL EXAM REVIEW: Exam Review (coming eventually)
N. B. Use of calculators is not permitted in any of the examiniations.

 
  Special Needs: 
If you have a physical, psychological, medical or learning disability that may impact on your ability to carry out assigned course work, I would urge you to contact the staff in the Disabled Student Services office (DDS), Room 113, humanities, 632-6748/TTD.  DSS will review your concerns and determine, with you, what accommodations are necessary and appropriate.  All information and documentation of disabilities is confidential.