MATH 3130, Linear Algebra, Spring 2014

Instructor:

Dr. Markus Pflaum

Course Contents:

Examines basic properties of systems of linear equations, vector spaces, linear independence, dimension, linear transformations, matrices, determinants, eigenvalues, and eigenvectors.

Syllabus

Lecture Hours and Venue:

MWF 11:00 a.m. - 11:50 a.m., FLMG 156..

Homework:

Homework assignments will be given on the course homepage on a bi-weekly basis. Homework is due at the beginning of each class on the second Friday following the assignment. It is the student's responsibility to get these assignments in the event of an absence from class. Homework will be graded. Late turn-ins will not be accepted. Show all your work.

Exams:

Midterm exam: Friday, March 14, in class.
Final exam: Tuesday, May 6, 7:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.

Homework   Due Date    Homework   Due Date    Homework   Due Date   
Set 1 01/31/2014 Set 2 02/14/2014 Set 3 02/28/2014
Set 4 03/14/2014 Extra HW 04/04/2014 Set 5 04/04/2014
Set 6 04/18/2014 Set 7 05/02/2014

Course Grading:

Your grade will be determined from the graded homework (50%), the midterm (20%), and the final exam (30%).

Textbooks:

Jim Hefferon, Linear Algebra.
Steven G. Krantz, The Elements of Advanced Mathematics, 2nd Edition, Chapman and Hall.

Last modified: Thur Jan 10 19:35:18 2014