Mathematics 3130

Introduction to Linear Algebra

Course Description
Examines basic properties of systems of linear equations, vector spaces, linear independence, dimension, linear transformations, matrices, determinants, eigenvalues, and eigenvectors. Prereq., MATH 2300 or APPM 1360. Credit not granted for this course and APPM 3310.
Schedule SEC 001 MWF 9-10 AM, MUEN E417
SEC 003 MWF 2-3 PM, FLMG 102
(University of Colorado Academic Calendar)
Professor
Sebastian Casalaina-Martin
Mathematics 221
casa@math.colorado.edu
Office Hours
MW 10-11 AM, F 3-4 PM, or by appointment.
Textbook
The textbook for the course is: Linear Algebra and its applications, by David C. Lay, 4th edition.

(Other textbooks you may be interested in: Calculus, Volume II, by Tom M. Apostol, 2nd edition.  Linear Algebra, by Kenneth Hoffman and Ray Kunze.  Both are on reserve at the library in the Math building.)
Homework
There will be homework assignments posted online.  You may find the Mathematics Help Room (MATH 175) to be useful in obtaining extra assistance with your homework.
Syllabus
This syllabus is a rough guide to the topics we will cover.
Grading
Homework 20%, Quizzes 10%, Midterm I 20%, Midterm II 20%, Final 30%.
Policies
Please read the following class policies.