642:350:02–Fall 2016

All changes will be posted on the class web site.

Section numbers refer to *Linear
Algebra, 4th Edition,* by S.~H.~Friedberg, A.~J. Insel, and L.~E. Spence.

Dates | Sections | Topics |
---|---|---|

9/07–9/21 | 1.1–1.6 | Abstract vector spaces, subspaces, linear combinations,
bases. Read Section 1.1; it will not be discussed in class. |

9/26–10/17 | 2.1–2.6 | Linear transformations, coordinates, matrix representation of linear transformations, change of bases, dual spaces. |

10/12 | EXAM 1 |
All material covered through October 5. |

10/19–10/24 | 3.1–3.4 | This is material from Math 250; we will discuss a few points which we have not covered earlier. |

10/26–10/31 | 4.1–4.4 | Determinants. |

11/02–11/09 | 5.1, 5.2, 5.4 | Eigenvalues and eigenvectors; diagonalization. |

11/16 | EXAM 2 |
All material covered through November 9 . |

11/14–11/28 | 7.1–7.3 | The Jordan canonical form |

11/30–12/14 | 6.1–6.6 | Inner product spaces, adjoints, normal, self-adjoint, unitary and orthogonal operators |

12/23 | FINAL EXAM |
12:00 PM–3:00 PM |