Please note that the schedule is *tentative* and may be changed without
notice.

Date | Topic | Materials | WeBWorK | Quiz/Exam | Remarks |
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M Jan 8 | Overview, Lines and planes in R^{n} |
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W Jan 10 | 1.1 and 1.2, Systems of equations | ||||

F Jan 12 | Recitation: lines and planes in R^{n}, 1.1,
1.2 |
Warmup | Last day to change registration or drop without a "W" grade is Jan 12 at 4 PM | ||

M Jan 15 | Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday, No class |
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W Jan 17 | Class cancelled due to weather | ||||

F Jan 19 | Recitation: 1.1, 1.2 | Quiz: Lines, planes, 1.1 | |||

M Jan 22 | 1.2, Row reduction | 1.1 | |||

W Jan 24 | 1.3, Vectors in R^{n}, span |
1.2 | |||

F Jan 26 | Recitation: 1.2 and 1.3 | Quiz: 1.2 | |||

M Jan 29 | 1.4, Matrix Equations | ||||

W Jan 31 | 1.5, Solution sets | 1.3, 1.4 | |||

F Feb 2 | Recitation: 1.4 and 1.5 | Quiz: 1.3 | |||

M Feb 5 | 1.7, Linear independence | ||||

W Feb 7 | 1.8, Linear transformations | 1.5 | |||

F Feb 9 | Midterm 1: through 1.5 | Midterm 1 | |||

M Feb 12 | 1.9, The matrix of a linear transformation | ||||

W Feb 14 | Linear transformations: one-to-one and onto | 1.7, 1.8 | |||

F Feb 16 | Recitation: Linear transformations | Midsemester progress reports submitted by 12 PM | |||

M Feb 19 | 2.1, Matrix algebra | ||||

W Feb 21 | 2.2 and 2.3, Matrix inverses | 1.9 | |||

F Feb 23 | Recitation: 2.1, 2.2, 2.3 | Quiz: Linear transformations | |||

M Feb 26 | 2.8, Subspaces | ||||

W Feb 28 | 2.9, Dimension and rank | 2.1, 2.2, 2.3 | |||

F Mar 2 | Recitation: 2.8 and 2.9 | Quiz: 2.1, 2.2, 2.3 | |||

M Mar 5 | Determinants I | ||||

W Mar 7 | Determinants II | 2.8, 2.9 | |||

F Mar 9 | Midterm 2 | Midterm 2 | |||

M Mar 12 | 5.1, Eigenvectors | ||||

W Mar 14 | 5.2, Characteristic equation and similarity | 3.1, 3.2 | Last day to withdraw (will receive "W") is Mar 14 at 4 PM | ||

F Mar 16 | Recitation: 5.1, 5.2 | ||||

Mar 19-23 | Spring Break, No class |
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M Mar 26 | 5.2 (continued) and 5.3, Diagonalization | ||||

W Mar 28 | 5.3, continued | 5.1, 5.2 | |||

F Mar 30 | Recitation: 5.2, 5.3 | Quiz: 5.1, 5.2 | |||

M Apr 2 | Appendix B and 5.5, Complex Eigenvalues | ||||

W Apr 4 | 5.5, Complex eigenvalues (continued) | 5.3 | |||

F Apr 6 | Recitation: 5.5 | Quiz: 5.3 | |||

M Apr 9 | 6.1 and 6.2, Inner products and orthogonal sets | ||||

W Apr 11 | 6.3, Orthogonal projections | 5.5 | |||

F Apr 13 | Midterm 3 | Midterm 3 | |||

M Apr 16 | 6.3 (continued) and 6.4, The Gram-Schmidt process | ||||

W Apr 18 | 6.5, Least-Squares Problems | 6.1, 6.2, 6.3 | |||

F Apr 20 | Recitation: Chapter 6 | ||||

M Apr 23 | Review for final exam | ||||

Tues May 1 |
Final Exam for ALL SECTIONS of Math 1553:
6:00pm–8:50pm (location to be determined) |