Please note that the schedule is tentative and may be changed without notice. This is the master calendar. Your instructor's calendar may differ slightly, so follow your instructor's calendar carefully.
Sections listed below correspond to Interactive Linear Algebra by Margalit and Rabinoff.
Date | Topic | Materials | WeBWorK | Quiz/Exam | Remarks |
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M Aug 20 | Overview, Chapter 1 | ||||
W Aug 22 | 2.1, Systems of linear equations | ||||
R/F Aug 23/24 | Recitation: Ch. 1 and 2.1 | Worksheet (solutions) | Warmup | ||
M Aug 27 | 2.2, Row reduction | ||||
W Aug 29 | 2.2 (continued) and 2.3, Parametric form | 2.1 | |||
R/F Aug 30 / 31 | Recitation: 2.2 and 2.3 | Worksheet
(solutions)
2.2 and 2.3 Supplement (solutions) |
Quiz: 2.1 | ||
M Sep 3 | Labor Day | ||||
W Sep 5 | 3.1 and 3.2: Vectors, vector equations, and spans | 2.2 and 2.3 | |||
R/F Sep 6/7 | Recitation: 3.1 and 3.2 | Worksheet
(solutions)
3.1-3.2 Supplement (solutions) |
Quiz: 2.2 and 2.3 | ||
M Sep 10 | 3.3, Matrix equations | ||||
W Sep 12 | 3.4, Solution sets | 3.1+3.2 | |||
R/F Sep 13/14 | Recitation: 3.3 and 3.4 | Worksheet
(solutions)
3.3-3.4 Supplement (solutions) |
Quiz: 3.1 and 3.2 | ||
M Sep 17 | 3.5, Linear independence | ||||
W Sep 19 | 3.6, Subspaces | 3.3 and 3.4 | |||
R/F Sep 20/21 | Midterm 1: through 3.4 | Sample Midterm 1
(solutions) Extra Practice (solutions) |
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M Sep 24 | 3.7 and 3.9: Basis, dimension, Rank and basis theorems | ||||
W Sep 26 | 4.1, Matrix transformations | 3.5 and 3.6 | |||
R/F Sep 27/28 | Recitation: 3.7, 3.9, 4.1 | Worksheet
(solutions)
3.5-4.1 Supplement (solutions) | No quiz | ||
M Oct 1 | 4.2, One-to-one and onto transformations | Midsemester progress reports submitted by 12 PM | |||
W Oct 3 | 4.3, Linear transformations | 3.7+3.9, 4.1 | |||
R/F Oct 4/5 | Recitation: 4.2, 4.3 | Worksheet
(solutions)
4.2-4.3 Supplement (solutions) |
Quiz: 3.7, 3.9, 4.1 | ||
M Oct 8 | No Class (holiday) | ||||
W Oct 10 | 4.4, Matrix multiplication | 4.2 and 4.3 | |||
R/F Oct 11/12 | Recitation: 4.4 | Worksheet
(solutions)
4.4 Supplement (solutions) |
Quiz: 4.2 and 4.3 | ||
M Oct 15 | 4.5, Matrix inverses | ||||
W Oct 17 | Review | 4.4 | |||
R/F Oct 18/19 | Midterm 2: 3.5 through 4.4 |
Midterm 2 Sample Midterm 2 (solutions) Extra Practice (solutions) |
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M Oct 22 | 5.1, Determinants | ||||
W Oct 24 | 5.2 and 5.3: Cofactor expansions, determinants, and volumes | 4.5 | |||
R/F Oct 25/26 | Recitation: 5.1, 5.2, 5.3 | Worksheet
(solutions)
4.5, 5.1-5.3 Supplement ( solutions) |
No quiz | Last day to withdraw (will receive "W"): Oct. 27, 4 PM | |
M Oct 29 | 6.1, Eigenvalues and eigenvectors | ||||
W Oct 31 | 6.1 (continued) and 6.2, The characteristic polynomial | Det. I, Det. II |
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R/F Nov 1/2 | Recitation: 6.1, 6.2 | Worksheet
(solutions)
6.1-6.2 Supplement (solutions) |
Quiz: 5.1, 5.2, 5.3 | ||
M Nov 5 | 6.4, Diagonalization | ||||
W Nov 7 | 6.4 (continued) and 6.5, Complex eigenvalues | 6.1 and 6.2 | |||
R/F Nov 8/9 | Recitation: 6.4, 6.5 | Worksheet
(solutions)
6.4-6.5 Supplement ( solutions) |
Quiz: 6.1, 6.2 | ||
M Nov 12 | Eigenvalues in engineering | ||||
W Nov 14 | 7.1, Dot products and orthogonality | 6.4, 6.5 | |||
R/F Nov 15/16 | Midterm 3: 4.5 through 6.5 |
Midterm 3
Sample Midterm 3 (solutions) Extra Practice (solutions) |
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M Nov 19 | 7.2, Orthogonal complements | ||||
W Nov 21 | Thanksgiving holiday (no class) | ||||
R/F Nov 22/23 | |||||
M Nov 26 | 7.3, Orthogonal projection | ||||
W Nov 28 | 7.5, Least squares | Eng, 7.1, 7.2 | |||
R/F Nov 29 / 30 | Recitation: 7.3 and 7.5 | Worksheet
(solutions)
Supplement ( solutions) |
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M Dec 3 | Review for final exam | Sample final exam
(solutions)
Extra practice (solutions) |
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Tue Dec 11 | Final Exam for ALL SECTIONS of Math 1553: 6:00pm–8:50pm (location to be determined) |