MTH215 Intro to Linear Algebra
Fall 2001
Instructor: Lubos Thoma
Office: Tyler Hall 214, tel: 874.4451
Email: thoma@math.uri.edu
Class Schedule: MWF 10 pm, TYLR 106
Office hours: MWF noon  1:00 pm and by appointment
Important dates  exams, quizes:
 Quiz 1: Wednesday September 19, 2001
 Quiz 2 will be given on Friday September 28, 2001.
 Exam 1 will be given on Wednesday October 3, 2001.
Here is a practice exam
in both postscript and pdf formats:
postscript

pdf
 Quiz 3 will be given on Monday October 29, 2001.
The quiz will cover material from Sections 1.42.1.
 Exam 2 will be given on Wednesday November 7, 2001.
Here are practice problems
in both postscript and pdf formats:
postscript

pdf.
Here are solutions to the practice problems
in both postscript and pdf formats:
postscript

pdf.
 A graded homework
has been assigned and is due on Monday December 10, 2001 in class.
In case you need another copy of the homework, here are the relevant files:
postscript

pdf.
 Final exam
will be given on Thursday December 13, 2001, 811 am in
Tyler Hall 106.
Here are more practice problems
in both postscript and pdf formats:
postscript

pdf.
Here are solutions to these practice problems
in both postscript and pdf formats:
postscript

pdf.
Syllabus:
postscript
pdf
Textbook:
J. Fraleigh, R. Beauregard, Linear Algebra, third edition,
Addison  Wesley Publ. 1995
Topics to be covered: Matrices and systems of linear equations,
linear transformations, vector spaces, bases, determinants,
eigenvalues and eigenvectors, orthogonality.
A detailed schedule and a list of suggested problems
can be found here.
Exams and Evaluation:
There will be two inclass exams. The dates can be found in the class schedule.
A comprehensive final will be given during the regular final exam period.
The inclass exam will count for 20% of your grades each, the final exam
40%, and the remaining 20% of your grade will be besed on quizes and/or
assigned homework.