Math 215
LINEAR ALGEBRA
Fall 2008
 
Math 215 Linear Algebra
This course presents the main concepts and terminology of linear algebra that pay an essential role in mathematics and in many technical areas of modern society, such as computer science, engineering, physics, environmental science, economics, statistics, business management and social sciences.

Project 2 on Web Search Engines is due Friday December 5, 2008
Download the project Project 2

Extra Credit Due Monday Dec. 8

 
 

Instructor
Dr. James Baglama

Phone
401-874-4412

Email
jbaglama@math.uri.edu

Fax
401-874-4454

Office 
Tyler Hall 209
(until Oct. 15)
Lippitt 101A
(after Oct. 15)

Office Hours
MWF 11:00am-12:00pm

Website
http://www.math.uri.edu/~jbaglama/classes/2008-2009/fall/math215


Time/Day
Section 01
MWF 10:00am - 10:50am

Section 02
MWF 3:00pm - 3:50pm

Location
Section 01 Swan Hall 309
Section 02 Swan Hall 206

Section Numbers
01 and 02

Prerequisite
Math 131 or Math 141

Text
Linear Algebra and it’s
Applications (3rd ed)
by David C. Lay

Calculators
Required Graphing Calculator, e.g. TI-83,
TI-89, etc

Attendance
Highly recommended
http://www.math.uri.edu/~jbaglama/classes/2008-2009/fall/math215shapeimage_1_link_0
 Evaluation/Grade
Exam I
100 pts Friday Oct. 10
 
Exam II
100 pts Friday Nov. 21
 
Final Exam
200 pts
Section 01 Friday Dec. 19
11:30 am - 2:30pm
Section 02 Thurs. Dec. 18
7:00 pm - 10:00pm
 
Homework/Quizzes
100 pts
 
Projects
100 pts
 
Total Points 600 pts
 
A ... 100% - 90%
B ... 89% - 80%
C ... 79% - 70%
D ... 69% - 60%
F ... 59% - 0%
 
+/- Grades may be given for borderline percentages
 
 
To compute your grade,
(your total points)/6
 
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