Section numbers refer to Linear Algebra, 4th Edition, by S.~H.~Friedberg, A.~J. Insel, and L.~E. Spence.
|9/07–9/21||1.1–1.6|| Abstract vector spaces, subspaces, linear combinations,
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.
|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|