This is the common calendar.

For course policies, please read the syllabus carefully.

Please note that the schedule
is *tentative* and may be changed without notice,
especially before the semester begins.

Sections listed below correspond
to Interactive
Linear Algebra by Margalit and Rabinoff.

Check out the games and demos page!

Date | Topic | Materials | WeBWorK | Quiz/Exam | Remarks |
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F Jan 15 | Studio: Overview and 1.1 | Worksheet 0: 1.1 (solutions) | |||

M Jan 18 | Martin
Luther King Jr. Holiday, No Class |
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W Jan 20 | 1.1, Systems of linear equations | 1.1 Slides | Warmup | ||

F Jan 22 | Studio: through 1.1 | Worksheet 1: 1.1 (solutions) | No quiz | ||

M Jan 25 | 1.2, Row reduction | 1.2 Slides | 1.1 | ||

W Jan 27 | 1.2 (continued) and 1.3, Parametric form | 1.2-1.3 Slides | |||

F Jan 29 | Studio: 1.2 and 1.3 | Worksheet 2: 1.2-1.3
(solutions)
Supplement: 1.2-1.3 (solutions) |
Quiz: 1.1 | ||

M Feb 1 | 2.1 and 2.2: Vectors, vector equations, and spans | 2.1-2.2 Slides | 1.2 and 1.3 | ||

W Feb 3 | 2.3, Matrix equations | 2.3 Slides | |||

F Feb 5 | Studio: 2.1-2.3 |
2.1-2.3 Worksheet
(solutions)
2.1-2.3 Supplement (solutions) |
Quiz: 1.2 and 1.3 | ||

M Feb 8 | 2.4, Solution sets and 2.5, Linear independence | 2.4 Slides | 2.1+2.2, 2.3 | ||

W Feb 10 | 2.5, Linear independence (continued) | 2.5 Slides | |||

F Feb 12 | Studio: 2.4-2.5 | 2.4-2.5 Worksheet
(solutions)
2.4-2.5 Supplement (solutions) |
Quiz: 2.1-2.3 | ||

M Feb 15 | 2.6, Subspaces | 2.6 Slides | 2.4 and 2.5 | ||

W Feb 17 | 2.7 and 2.9: Basis, dimension, Rank and basis theorems | 2.7 and 2.9 Slides | Midterm 1: through 2.5 | Midterm 1 solutions | |

F Feb 19 | NO STUDIO | (No studio worksheet)
2.6-2.9 Supplement (solutions) |
No quiz | ||

M Feb 22 | 3.1, Matrix transformations | 3.1 Slides | 2.6, 2.7+2.9 | Midsemester progress reports submitted by 12 PM | |

W Feb 24 | 3.2, One-to-one and onto transformations | 3.2 Slides | |||

F Feb 26 | Studio: 2.6-3.2 | 2.6-3.2
Worksheet
(solutions)
3.1-3.2 Supplement (solutions) |
No quiz | ||

M Mar 1 | 3.3, Linear transformations | 3.3 Slides | 3.1 and 3.2 | ||

W Mar 3 | 3.4 and 3.5, Matrix multiplication and inverses | 3.4 Slides | |||

F Mar 5 | Studio: 3.3-3.5 |
3.3-3.4 (and intro
to 3.5) Worksheet
(solutions)
3.3-3.4 Supplement (solutions) |
Quiz: 3.1 and 3.2 | ||

M Mar 8 | 3.5 (continued) and 3.6, The Invertible Matrix Theorem | 3.5-3.6 Slides | 3.3, 3.4 | ||

W Mar 10 | 4.1, Determinants | 4.1 and 4.3 Slides | |||

F Mar 12 | Studio: 3.5, 3.6, 4.1 | 3.5-4.1 Worksheet (solutions) | Quiz: 3.3, 3.4 | ||

M Mar 15 | Review | ||||

W Mar 17 | 4.2 and 4.3: Cofactor expansions, determinants, and volumes | 4.2 Slides | 3.5+3.6 | Grade Mode Deadline; Withdrawal Deadline at 4:00 PM | |

F Mar 19 | NO STUDIO |
Conceptual questions
from 2.6-3.6
(solutions) Chapter 4 supplement (solutions) |
Midterm 2: 2.6-3.6, conducted through Canvas | ||

M Mar 22 | 5.1, Eigenvalues and eigenvectors | 5.1 Slides | Det. I and II | ||

W Mar 24 |
Mid-semester Break, No Class |
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F Mar 26 | Studio: 4.2, 4.3, 5.1 | Ch. 4 and 5.1 Worksheet
(solutions)
5.1 Supplement (solutions) |
No quiz | ||

M Mar 29 | 5.1 (continued) and 5.2, The characteristic polynomial | 5.2 Slides | 5.1 | ||

W Mar 31 | 5.4, Diagonalization | 5.4 Slides | |||

F Apr 2 | Studio: 5.1 through 5.4 | 5.1-5.4 Worksheet
(solutions)
5.2-5.4 Supplement ( solutions) |
Quiz: Chapter 4 and 5.1 | ||

M Apr 5 | 5.4 (continued) and 5.5, Complex eigenvalues | 5.4 (cont.) and 5.5 Slides | 5.2 and 5.4 | ||

W Apr 7 | 5.6, Stochastic matrices | 5.6 Slides | |||

F Apr 9 | Studio: 5.4-5.6 |
5.4-5.6 Worksheet
(solutions)
5.5-5.6 Supplement ( solutions) |
Quiz: 5.2 and 5.4 | ||

M Apr 12 | 6.1, Dot products and orthogonality | 6.1 Slides | 5.5 and 5.6 | ||

W Apr 14 | 6.2: Orthogonal complements | 6.2 Slides 4.1-5.6 conceptual questions (solutions) |
Midterm 3: 4.1 through 5.6 | Midterm 3 solutions | |

F Apr 16 | NO STUDIO | 6.1-6.2 Worksheet (solutions) | No quiz | ||

M Apr 19 | 6.3: Orthogonal projections | 6.3 Slides | 6.1 and 6.2 | ||

W Apr 21 | 6.5, Least squares | 6.5 Slides | |||

F Apr 23 | Studio: Chapter 6 | 6.1-6.5 Worksheet
(solutions)
6.1-6.5 Supplement ( solutions) |
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M Apr 26 | Final exam review | Extra Practice for
Final (solutions) Reading Day practice problems (solutions) |
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Tue May 4 |
Final Exam for ALL SECTIONS of Math 1553:
6:00pm–8:50pm |