WELCOME TO MAT 315
Time and place:
Lecture: TuTh 2:30-3:50PM in Frey Hall 316
Recitation: Monday 9AM Physics P117 with Mr. Ou
Introduction: This is an advanced mathematically rigorous course with complete proofs. Topics covered will include vector spaces, linear transformations, eigenvalues, dual spaces and inner products, bilinear and quadratic functions and quotient vector spaces Also the trace, determinant, 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
Office Hours: Tuesday and Thursday 1:00-2:30, or by appointment
1st assignment: Page 11, Problems 1, 10, 11; Page 17, Problems 1, 2 Due the week of January 29
2nd assignment: Page 24, Problems 1ac, 5, 6, 7, 8, 12, 19, 20, 23, 24 Due the week of February 5
3rd assignment: Page 37, Problems 1, 5, 6; Page 43 Problems 3, 8; Page 49 Problem 13; Page 58 Problems 8, 9. Due the week of February 19
Grading Policy: The overall numerical grade will be computed by the formula 15% Homework + 15% First Midterm Exam+ 20% 2nd Midterm Exam + 50% Final Exam
Midterm Exams: February 15 in class,
MIDTERM EXAM REVIEW: Exam
Final Exam: Monday, May 14, 11:15AM-1:45PM
FINAL EXAM REVIEW: Exam Review (coming eventually)N. B. Use of calculators is not permitted in any of the examinations.
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