SUNY at Stony Brook MAT 211: Introduction to Linear Algebra
Spring 2018

Syllabus and Weekly Plan

Week of Topics
Jan 22
1.1 Intro to linear systems

1.2 Gauss–Jordan, RREF
Jan 29
1.3 Solutions of linear systems

2.1 Linear Transformations
Feb 5
1.3 Matrix Algebra

2.2 Linear Transformations in Geometry
Feb 12
2.3 Matrix multiplication

2.4 Inverse of a linear transformation
Feb 19
3.1 Image and Kernel

3.2 Subspaces of Euclidean spaces
Feb 26
3.2 Bases and linear independence

Midterm I, Wed. Feb 28
March 5
3.3 Dimension

3.4 Coordinates
March 12 Spring Break!
March 19
4.2 Linear Transformations and Isomorphisms

4.3 Matrix of a linear transformation
March 26
5.1 Orthonormality

5.2 Gram–Schmidt and QR Factorization
April 2
5.3 Orthogonal Matrices

5.4 Least squares and Data Fitting

5.5 Inner product spaces
April 9
Midterm, Mon. April 9

6.1 Determinants

6.2 Properties of Determinants
April 16
6.3 More on Determinants; Cramer's Rule

7.1 Diagonalization
April 23
7.2 Eigenvalues

7.3 Eigenvectors
April 30 Final Review
May 7 Final Exam
Wednesday, May 9, 8:00am-10:45am