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Introduction to Linear Algebra Spring 2017
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Introduction to Linear Algebra Spring 2017

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Documents

Syllabus

Our primary Textbook is linked here. It is by by Jim Hefferon. We will also be making use of Linear Algebra Done Wrong by Sergei Treil for supplementary problems and explanations.

My Thoughts on How to Read a Math Textbook

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Homework

I will be posting your assignments here in addition to announcing them in class (sometimes I may only post here).

Here is Homework 1 due Friday February 2nd. Additions and modifications may occur as late as 2359 hrs on January 26th. Here is one possible set of solutions.

Here is Homework 2 due Friday February 9th. For the True and False, provide detailed answers with your reasons (Just writing True or False will be insufficient--explain why). Here is one possible set of solutions.

Here is Homework 3 due Friday February 16th. Here is one possible set of solutions.

Here is Homework 4 due Friday February 23th. Here is one possible set of solutions.

There is no homework due March 2nd due to the exam on Feb. 28th.

Here is Homework 5 due Friday March 9th. Here is one possible set of solutions.

Here is Homework 6 due Friday March 23rd. Here is one possible set of solutions.

Here is Homework 7 due MONDAY April 2nd. Here is one possible set of solutions.

Here is Homework 8 due Friday April 13th. Here is one possible set of solutions.

Here is Homework 9 due Friday April 20th.Here is one possible set of solutions.

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Announcements

Here's an NPR article that explains part of my luddite reaction to electronics in class.

Here's a nice article on the value of struggling. If you haven't given a problem a solid hour of continuous attention, you can probably try more before getting help.

Here is a link for a place to get LaTeX if you use a Mac operating system.

Here is where to get it for any system.

Here is the first exam from the last time I taught this class.

Here is the second exam from the last time I taught this class.

Here is the final exam from the last time I taught this class.

Here are the notes David Heibeler used in his substitute class.

Here is a list of topics, and suggested problems to do to study. If you know how to do these problems, you'll likely do well on the problems on the exam.

Last updated on January 18th, 2018.