MATH 2210

Applied Linear Algebra

Spring 2014

Dmitriy Leykekhman

dmitriy.leykekhman@uconn.edu

Office: ACD 114A
Phone
: (860) 405-9294

Office Hours
: W 11:00 - 12:00 and by appointment
Open Door Policy: You are welcome to drop by to discuss any aspect of the course, anytime, on the days I am on campus-- Monday, Wednesday, and Friday.

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.


Class Meeting Times/Place: Monday, Wednesday 3:00 - 4:15 p.m. Classroom  ACD 301.

                                                      All classes start in ACD 301.

Textbooks:                          Required: Linear Algebra and its Applications, by David Lay

Homework Policy:

Homework is assigned every class and collected every Wednesday. They are returned the following Monday with remarks and graded. The total weight of the homework grades is 150 point of the total 500 course points.

Exam Schedule:                    Exam 1:  Wednesday, March 10 ,              3:00 p.m. - 4:15p.m.,  Room: ACD 301
                                                       
Exam 2:  Wednesday, April 9,           3:00 p.m. - 4:15p.m.,  Room: ACD 301
    
                                                    Final Exam: Wednesday, May 2,    10:30a.m. - 12:30 p.m.,  Room: ACD 301

Grading Policy:                        Homework: 150, Exam 1: 100, Exam 2: 100, Final Exam: 150.


Links To Internet Resources:
           greenball  Student Resources  


                                                      Approximate schedule is below.

                                                      Please note: Some material will be presented differently than in the textbook.

Weather Cancellation:                         greenball  Media sites for Avery Point campus weather cancellation information.


 

Date Chapter Topic Homework
Week 1 Mon. 1/20
No classes.

Wed. 1/22 1.1 Systems of Linear Equations Ch. 1.1: Exercises 1,3,8,13,22,24





Week 2 Mon. 1/27 1.2 Row Reduction and Echelon Forms Ch. 1.2: Exercises 1,3,7,8,19,21,22

Wed. 1/29 1.3 Vector Equations Ch. 1.3 Exercises: 1,3,6,9,12,14,15,21





Week 3 Mon. 2/3 1.4 The Matrix Equation Ax = b Ch. 1.4 Exercises: 1,4,7,9,13,22,23,25,42

Wed. 2/5 1.5 Solutions Sets of a Linear Equation Ch. 1.5 Exercises: 2,5,11,23





Week 4 Mon. 2/10 1.7 Linear Independence Ch. 1.7 Exercises: 1,5,8,9,15,20,22,33,34

Wed. 2/12 1.8 Introduction to Linear Transformations Ch. 1.8 Exercises: 1,8,9,13,17,31





Week 5 Mon. 2/17 1.9 The Matrix of a Linear Transformation Ch. 1.9 Exercises: 1,2,15,20

Wed. 2/19 1.10 Linear Models in Science and Engineering Ch. 1.10 Exercises: 2,5,8,11





Week 6 Mon. 2/24 2.1 Matrix Algebra: Operations Ch. 2.1 Exercises: 2,5,7,10,15,27

Wed. 2/26 2.2 Matrix Algebra: Inverses Ch. 2.2 Exercises: 3,6,13,18,31





Week 7 Mon. 3/3 2.3 Characterizations of Invertible Matrices.

Wed. 3/5 4.1 Review. Vector Spaces and Subspaces Ch. 4.1 Exercises: 1,7,11,13,15,31





Week 8 Mon. 3/10
EXAM 1

Wed. 3/12 4.2 Null Spaces, Column Spaces, Linear Transformations Ch. 4.2 Exercises: 3,11,14,17,21,23,25





Week 9 Mon. 3/17
Spring recess

Wed. 3/19
Spring recess





Week 10 Mon. 3/24 4.3 Linear Independent Sets, Bases Ch. 4.3 Exercises: 3,4,9,11,13,15,23,24

Wed. 3/26 4.5 Dimension of Vector Spaces Ch. 4.5 Exercises: 1,9,11,17,19





Week 11 Mon. 3/31 4.5 Dimension of Vector Spaces Ch. 4.5 Exercises: 1,9,11,17,19

Wed. 4/2 4.6 Rank. Ch. 4.6 Exercises: 2,5,7,10,13,27





Week 12 Mon. 4/7 5.1 Eigenvalues and Eigenvectors. Review. Ch. 5.1 Exercises: 2,3,7,13,17,19,23

Wed. 4/9
EXAM 2





Week 13 Mon. 4/14 5.2 The Characteristic Equation Ch. 5.2 Exercises: 2,5,12,15,20,21

Wed. 4/16 5.3 Diagonalization Ch. 5.3 Exercises: 1,4,5,9,11,23,24,31





Week 14 Mon. 4/21 6.1 Inner Product and Orthogonality Ch. 6.1 Exercises: 5,10,13,15,17
Wed. 4/23 6.2 Orthogonal Sets Ch. 6.2 Exercises: 1,2,9,11,14,20,26,27





Week 15 Mon. 4/28 6.4 Gram-Schmidt Process Ch. 6.4 Exercises: 3,7,9
Wed. 4/30 7.1 Diagonalization of Symmetric Matrices. Review





Week 16 Wed. 5/2
Final Exam, 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.


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