MATH 2114 Intro to Linear Algebra


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All course materials (lecture notes, homework, solutions) will be posted regularly posted on the course Canvas page.

A rough set of course notes can be found here (PDF). They are updated irregularly whenever I find the time.

Schedule

Below is a schedule of the semester and roughly what I intend to cover each day. Sections correspond to Linear Algebra: A Modern Introduction by David Poole.
  • Week 01 Sections 1.1, 1.2, 2.1
  • Week 02 Sections 3.1, 3.2
  • Week 03 Exam 1
  • Week 04 Sections 2.2, 2.3
  • Week 05 Exam 2
  • Week 06 Section 3.3
  • Week 07 Section 3.5
  • Week 08 Exam 3
  • Week 09 Sections 3.6, 3.7
  • Week 10 Section 4.1, Appendix C
  • Week 11 Exam 4
  • Week 12 Sections 4.2, 4.3
  • Week 13 Section 4.4
  • Week 14 Exam 5
  • Week 15 Sections 5.1, 5.2
  • Week 16 Sections 5.3, 7.3


Exam Topics

Each exam covers the following sections from the course textbook:
  • Exam 1 - Sections 1.1, 2.1, 1.2, 3.1, 3.2
  • Exam 2 - Sections 2.2, 2.3
  • Exam 3 - Sections 3.3, 3.5
  • Exam 4 - Sections 3.6, 3.7, 4.1, Appendix C
  • Exam 5 - Sections 4.2, 4.3, 4.4
  • Final Exam - Cumulative


Exam Reviews

You should consult the Math 2114 website for past exams. As well, the syllabus on Canvas has a list of suggested practice problems from the book.

Office Hours


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If you cannot make those, I am available by appointment (in my office) and by email.