MTH215 Intro to Linear Algebra

Fall 2001

Instructor: Lubos Thoma
Office: Tyler Hall 214, tel: 874.4451
Class Schedule: MWF 10 pm, TYLR 106
Office hours: MWF noon - 1:00 pm and by appointment

Important dates -- exams, quizes:

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 in-class exams. The dates can be found in the class schedule. A comprehensive final will be given during the regular final exam period. The in-class 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.