MAT 310: Linear Algebra
Fall 2014

## Syllabus

What follows is a tentative syllabus for the class. It is subject to change.

The homeworks are due in lecture, on the day specified below (typically, on Th).

 Week of Topic Notes Homework Due date 8/25 1.1-1.4 1.2: 12, 14, 21 1.3: 8, 12, 23, 28 1.4: 2 (a), (b); 5(a), (b); 10 Th, Sep 4 9/1 1.5 No classes on 9/1, 9/2 1.5: 2 (c), (e), (f); 5; 7; 17 Th, Sep 11 9/8 1.6, 2.1 1.6: 7, 9, 14, 29a 2.1: 3, 4, 6, 11, 17 Th, Sep 18 9/15 2.2-2.4 2.2: 2(a), (d), (f); 2.3: 3(a), 9, 16(a), 17; 2.4: 2(a), (c), (f), 3, 6, 9, 16, 17 Th, Sep 25 9/22 2.4-2.6 2.5: 3(c)(d), 4, 6(a)(c), 11 2.6: 3, 8, 13(a)(b), 20 (you can assume vector spaces are finite-dimensional) Th, Oct 2. 9/29 Midterm I For more info about midterm, click on "Exams" on the left. 10/6 3.1,3.2 3.2: 2(a)--(e), 5 (d), (e), 14, 17, 21 Th, Oct 16 10/13 3.3-3.4 3.3: 4, 8 3.4: 2 (a)--(c),3,4, 7 Th, Oct 23 10/20 4.1-4.2 4.1: 4 (a),(b); 10 4.2: 15, 16, 17, 18; 23; 25; 28 Th, Oct 30 10/27 4.3,4.5 4.2: 5, 7 4.3: 12, 14, 20, 21, 24. Optional: 22 a, c 4.5: 16 Th, Nov 6 11/3 5.1,5.2 5.1: 3, 8, 9, 14, 21 5.2: 8,10,12 Th, Nov 13 11/10 Midterm II Tu, 11/11: reviewTh, 11/13: midterm 11/17 5.4 5.2: 2 (b), (c), (e), (f); 7; 14(a); 18 and extra problem below. 5.4: 12; 19; 25 (you can use withotu proof resutls of exercise 24). Th, Dec 4 11/24 7.1 11/26-11/30: Thanksgiving break 12/1 7.1, 7.2

Extra problem for Section 5.2: using the ideas discussed in class, deduce a general formula for the n-th term of the sequence cn defined by c1=c2=1, cn+1=2cn+cn-1.