WELCOME TO MAT 315

Time and place:
Lecture: TuTh 2:303:50PM 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 5107 tel. 6328283 Email: ebin@math.sunysb.edu Office Hours: Tuesday and Thursday 1:002:30, 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
4th assignment: Page 67, Problems 1, 2, 4, 5, 6, 7, 9, 13, 17, 22 Due the week of February 26
5th assignment: Page 78, Problems 2, 4, 5, 6, 12; Page 88, Problems 7. 9, 16, 17, 19 Due the week of March 5
6th assignment: page 98, problems 1, 3, 6, 8, 15; page 113, problems 3, 6, 8, 13, 20 Due the week of March 19.
7th assignment: page 113, problems 23, 31; page 129, problem 2, 3, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10 Due the week of March 26
8th assignment: page 129, problem 11; page 138, problems 1, 2, 3, 8, 9, 12, 15, 16, 22 Due the week of April 2
9th assignment: page 138, problems 23, 24ab, 29, 32, 34; page 153, problems 1a, 3, 4, 8, 19 Due the week of April 9
10th assignment: page 160, problems 1, 2, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 14, 16, Due the week of April 16
11th assignment: page 175, problems 4abc, 5, 10, 11, 16, 31; page 189, problems 2, 13, 16, 17acd due the week of April 23
12th assignment: page 201, problems 2, 4, 5, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12,
14 due the week of April 30
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, March 27 in class
MIDTERM EXAM REVIEW: Exam
Review
Final Exam: Monday, May 14, 11:15AM1:45PM
FINAL EXAM REVIEW: Exam Review
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