Math 1341B, Introduction to Linear AlgebraFall 2003 Peter Selinger

### Course Information

 See the updated Course Information Sheet. Here is a list of Topics covered in class. Here are some Questions and Answers.

### Announcements

 Viewing Final Exams. My office hours in the winter semester are Tuesdays 1-2. You are welcome to see your final exam during that time. Course Marks (Dec 20). Unofficial course marks have now been posted. [marks]. Homework 4 ready for pickup (Dec. 4). Homework 4 has been marked. The marks are on the web. The homeworks are available for pickup in a box outside my office (outside KED 205): Monday-Friday, 9-5pm. Please don't make a mess of the homeworks; they are alphabetical, please leave them alphabetical. Math Help Center Study Period Hours. The Math Help Center will be open during the study and examination period, December 2-22, in the Marion location only (Marion Hall, room 021), with the following schedule: Mon-Thu: 10am - 7pm, Fri: 10am - 4pm. Why do we need to know that? Dr. Joseph Khoury has created a web page which answers this frequently asked question. It is called Linear Algebra close to Earth, and it gives you a lot of interesting real-world applications of linear algebra (both inside and outside of mathematics). Enjoy!

### Homework

 Practice problems(do not hand in) Homework(hand in) Marks Ch.4 #1-3, 8-9, 11-12 Ch.4 #71-72, 75, 77, 78(a), 84. (due Sept. 30) [marks] Ch.3 #6, 7, 11, 15, 18, 26; Ch.4 #13, 15, 18, 19, 24, 26, 30-32, 41 Ch.3 #52, 54, 60, 62, 73; Ch.4 #89-91, 97, 99, 100, 104, 106, 113. (due Oct. 16) [marks] Ch.2 #14, 15, 19; Ch.4 #128; Ch.5 #9, 11; Ch.6 #1, 2, 4, 8, 14, 15, 16, 23, 27, 28, 31 Ch.2 #49, 50, 54; Ch.6 #38, 40, 45, 50, 52, 57, 62, 65. (due Nov. 6) [marks] Ch.9 #38, 45, 46, 48, 49, 56, 57(a), 61, 62 (characteristic polynomial only). (due Nov. 28) [marks]

 Old Exams: 1996-2003.

### Tests

 Test Date Marks Answers OAC Diagnostic Test Friday, Sept 12 [marks] Midterm 1 Friday, Oct 3 [marks] [dvi, ps, pdf] Midterm 2 Friday, Nov 7 [marks] [dvi, ps, pdf] Final Exam Wednesday, Dec 17, 2-5pm, Gym F [marks]

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