Matrix Theory

Math 314 Fall 2007 Section 001

(Dec 16) I have finished grading the final exams and calculating the final grades. Both scores are posted on Blackboard.
Thanks for your hard work this semester! Enjoy the holiday break!
Course Materials:
    Course policies and course log recording topics covered in each lecture.
    Textbook: Linear Algebra: A Modern Introduction by David Poole, Thomson Brooks/Cole, 2nd ed, 2006.

Suggested Exercises:
Sec 2.1: 3,5,7,11,13,23,29,37
Sec 2.2: 3,5,7,13,16,17,23,25,33,35,37,43
Sec 1.1: 7,9,11
Sec 2.3: 3,5,11,17,19,21,27,29,31,37,39,41,42,43,47
Sec 2.4: 7,13,16,17,19,21
Sec 3.1: 5,7,13,17,18,19,21,23,29,31,35,37,38
Sec 3.2: 3,19,22,23,29,35,37,39,42,45,46
Sec 3.3: 3,11,13,15,17,19,23,35,37,39,41,43,47,53,57
Sec 3.5: 4,7,9,11,15,17,19,23,28,29,31,37,39,41,43,46,49,55
Sec 6.3: 1,2,3,4,21,22
Sec 3.6: 1,5,7,13,15,16,17,18,20,23,25,35,39,54
Sec 3.7: 5,6,7,8,12,13,25,27,29,30,41
Sec 4.1: 5,9,11,13,15,17,37
Sec 4.2: 5,7,13,23,35,40,45,47,49,51,53,55,59,63
Sec 4.3: 7,11,15,17,18,19,20,21,23,24,25
Sec 4.4: 1,3,5,7,9,13,15,17,23,31,33,34,37,41,42,43,46,47,49
Sec 1.2: 3,5,7,13,17,23,31,43,46,47,53,55,61
Sec 5.1: 1,3,5,9,15,20,21,25,27,29,31,33,35
Sec 5.2: 3,5,7,9,11,13,15,17,21,23,27,28,29
Sec 7.3: 37,39,41, using our methods
Sec 5.3: 1,3,5,7,9,11,13
Sec 5.4: 1,5,7,13,14,15,21,23
Sec 6.1: 1,3,5,7,9,15,22b,25,27,28,34,35,46,47,63
Sec 6.2: 3,5,7,10,11,15,17,19,22,23,27,29,35,39,42,45,51,53,55,57,61
Sec 6.3: 5,9,11,13,17,18
Sec 6.4: 1,2,3,6,7,10,12,20,21,29
Sec 6.5: 1,3,10,11,14
Sec 7.3: 7,9,11,15,17,21,23,37,39,41,43,44
Sec 7.1: 6,8,9,10
Sec 7.5: 1,4,5,10

Quiz 1
Quiz 2
Quiz 3
Quiz 4
Quiz 5
Test 1
      Quiz 6
Quiz 7
Quiz 8
Test 2
Quiz 9
Quiz 10
Quiz 11
Test 3
Quiz 12

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    Office: Avery Hall Room 339, Phone: 402-472-7001
    Office Hours: Mon, Wed, Fri 1:00pm-2:00pm, or by appointment.
Meeting Times:
    Mon, Wed, and Fri, 11:30am-12:20pm, Avery Hall Room 110
    There will be 3 tests during regular class time: Fri Oct 5, Fri Nov 2, and Fri Dec 7
Final Exam:
    Thurs, Dec 20, 10:00am-12:00pm Avery Hall Room 110

Old Announcements:
(Dec 16) I plan on being in my office on Mon Dec 17 during the afternoon (between noon and 4pm). You can pick up your project reports and ask questions during that time. If you are planning on coming to ask questions, it is helpful if you email me the specific time so that I can insure that I am there.
The solution to Quiz 12 is posted below.
The notes sheet for the final exam has been updated.
(Dec 13) The notes sheet for the final exam.
(Dec 9) Prof. Striuli's final exam from Fall 2006 is a good review.
(Dec 9) Current quiz averages (best 9 out of 11 quizzes), test averages, and current grade so far have been posted on Blackboard. (Remember that 35% of the grade remains, from the project and the final exam.)
(Nov 19) On the Windows computers in the Mathlab, the Linear Algebra tutorial for Maple is located at
C:\Program Files\Maple11\examples\LinearAlgebraComputation.mws
A student version of Maple can also be purchased from the campus computer store for $119. Here is the sample file worked on in class (also in pdf).
Of course, you are welcome to use any program (or calculator, or by hand) for calculations in the project that you wish.
(Nov 12) The project is due on Wed Dec 12. Please let me know your groups by Fri Nov 16. The Mathlab is located in Avery Hall Room 18.
(Dec 4) The notes sheet for the third test.
(Dec 3) Prof. Striuli's second review test and second test from Fall 2006 are good reviews for test 3. The relevant questions on the review test are 10-15.
(Nov 5) The quiz on Fri Nov 9 will cover Mon Nov 5's material.
(Oct 28) Solutions for Practice Test 2.
(Oct 26) Here is the Practice Test for Test 2. I will post the solutions Sunday evening.
You will have a notes sheet available during the test. If you would like any additions or changes to the notes sheet, please send me email with the specific wording you want added or changed.
(Oct 19) Thanks to everyone who filled out the informal feedback survey! Here is a summary of the feeback.
(Oct 1) A webpage about long term probabilities in the game of Monopoly.
(Sept 30) Solutions for Practice Test.
(Sept 28) Practice Test for Test 1.
(Sept 28) Calculator policy for the tests: You may have any calculator for the test, but you may only use the six basic operations: add, subtract, multiply, divide, exponentiate, and logarithm. You will be required to sign a statement saying that you understand and agree to this policy and that you understand any infraction will result in a zero for the test grade.
(Sept 12) The 3 tests will be during regular class time on Fri Oct 5, Fri Nov 2, and Fri Dec 7.
(Aug 26) Initial survey distributed on the first day of class.

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