General Information:
MATH 2210 is the introduction to linear algebra with elementary applications. covers the following major topics: linear systems of equations, matrices, determinants, linear transformations, eigenvalues and eigenvectors.
All classes start in ACD 311.
Textbooks:
Required:
Linear Algebra and its Applications, by
David Lay
Homework Policy:
Homework is assigned every class and collected every Thursday. They are
returned the following Tuesday with remarks and graded.
The total weight of the homework grades is
150 point of the total 500 course points.
Grading
Policy:
Homework: 150, Exam 1: 100, Exam 2: 100, Final Exam: 150.
Links To
Internet Resources:
Student Resources
Approximate schedule is below.
Please note: Some material will be presented differently than in the textbook.
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Date  Chapter  Topic  Homework  
Week 1  Tu. 8/28  1.1  Systems of Linear Equations  Ch. 1.1: Exercises 1,3,8,13,22,24 
Th. 8/30  1.2  Row Reduction and Echelon Forms  Ch. 1.2: Exercises 1,3,7,8,19,21,22  
Week 2  Tu. 9/4  1.3  Vector Equations  Ch. 1.3 Exercises: 1,3,6,9,12,14,15,21 
Th. 9/6  1.4  The Matrix Equation Ax = b  Ch. 1.4 Exercises: 1,4,7,9,13,22,23,25,42  
Week 3  Tu. 9/11  1.5  Solutions Sets of a Linear Equation  Ch. 1.5 Exercises: 2,5,11,23 
Th. 9/13  1.7  Linear Independence  Ch. 1.7 Exercises: 1,5,8,9,15,20,22,33,34  
Week 4  Tu. 9/18  1.8  Introduction to Linear Transformations  Ch. 1.8 Exercises: 1,8,9,13,17,31 
Th. 9/20  1.9  The Matrix of a Linear Transformation  Ch. 1.9 Exercises: 1,2,15,20  
Week 5  Tu. 9/25  1.10  Linear Models in Science and Engineering  Ch. 1.10 Exercises: 2,5,8,11 
Th. 9/27  2.1  Matrix Algebra: Operations  Ch. 2.1 Exercises: 2,5,7,10,15,27  
Week 6  Tu. 10/2  2.2  Matrix Algebra: Inverses  Ch. 2.2 Exercises: 3,6,13,18,31 
Th. 10/4  2.3  Characterizations of Invertible Matrices  Ch. 2.3 Exercises: 5,6,22,23  
Week 7  Tu. 10/9  Review.  
Th. 10/11  Exam 1  
Week 8  Tu. 10/16  4.1  Vector Spaces and Subspaces  Ch. 4.1 Exercises: 1,7,11,13,15,31 
Th. 10/18  4.2  Null Spaces, Column Spaces, Linear Transformations  Ch. 4.2 Exercises: 3,11,14,17,21,23,25  
Week 9  Tu. 10/23  4.3  Linear Independent Sets, Bases.  Ch. 4.3 Exercises: 3,4,9,11,13,15,23,24 
Th. 10/25  4.4  Coordinate systems  Ch. 4.4 Exercises: 1,2,11,12,13,17  
Week 10  Tu. 10/30  4.5  Dimension of Vector Spaces  Ch. 4.5 Exercises: 1,9,11,17,19 
Th. 11/1  4.6  Rank  Ch. 4.6 Exercises: 2,5,7,10,13,27  
Week 11  Tu. 11/6  5.1  Eigenvalues and Eigenvectors. Review  Ch. 5.1 Exercises: 2,3,7,13,17,19,23 
Th. 11/8  5.2  The Characteristic Equation  Ch. 5.2 Exercises: 2,5,12,15,20,21  
Week 12  Tu. 11/13  Review. Practice exam 2 Practice exam 2. Solutions 

Th. 11/15  Exam 2  
Week 13  Tu. 11/20  Thanksgiving recess. No Classes  
th. 11/22  Thanksgiving recess. No Classes  
Week 14  Tu. 11/27  5.3  Diagonalization  Ch. 5.3 Exercises: 1,4,5,9,11,23,24,31 
Th. 11/29  6.1, 6.2  Inner Product and Orthogonality. Orthogonal Sets  Ch. 6.1 Exercises: 5,10,13,15,17 Ch. 6.2 Exercises: 1,2,9,11,14,20,26,27 

Week 15  Tu. 12/4  6.4  GramSchmidt Process  Ch. 6.4 Exercises: 3,7,9 
Th. 12/6  Review. Practice Final Exam Practice Final Exam. Solutions 

Week 16  Fri. 12/14  Final Exam, 10:3012:30 p.m. 
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