This is the master calendar. Your instructor's calendar may differ slightly, so follow your instructor's calendar carefully.

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.

Date | Topic | Materials | WeBWorK | Quiz/Exam | Remarks |
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M Aug 19 | Overview | ||||

W Aug 21 | 1.1, Systems of linear equations | ||||

F Aug 23 | Studio: through 1.1 | Worksheet (solutions) | Warmup | ||

M Aug 26 | 1.2, Row reduction | ||||

W Aug 28 | 1.2 (continued) and 1.3, Parametric form | 1.1 | |||

F Aug 30 | Studio: 1.2 and 1.3 | 1.2-1.3 Worksheet
(solutions)
1.2-1.3 Supplement (solutions) |
Quiz: 1.1 | ||

M Sep 2 | Labor Day, No Class |
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W Sep 4 | 2.1 and 2.2: Vectors, vector equations, and spans | 1.2 and 1.3 | |||

F Sep 6 | Studio: 2.1 and 2.2 | 2.1-2.2 Worksheet
(solutions)
2.1-2.2 Supplement (solutions) |
Quiz: 1.2 and 1.3 | ||

M Sep 9 | 2.3, Matrix equations | ||||

W Sep 11 | 2.4, Solution sets and 2.5, Linear independence | 2.1+2.2 | |||

F Sep 13 | Studio: 2.3-2.5 | 2.3-2.5 Worksheet
(solutions)
2.3-2.5 Supplement (solutions) |
Quiz: 2.1 and 2.2 | ||

M Sep 16 | 2.5, Linear independence (continued) | ||||

W Sep 18 | 2.6, Subspaces | 2.3, 2.4, 2.5 | |||

F Sep 20 | Midterm 1: through 2.5 |
Sample Midterm 1A
(solutions)
Sample Midterm 1B (solutions) |
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M Sep 23 | 2.7 and 2.9: Basis, dimension, Rank and basis theorems | ||||

W Sep 25 | 3.1, Matrix transformations | 2.6 | |||

F Sep 27 | Studio: 2.7, 2.9, 3.1 |
2.6-3.1 Worksheet
(solutions)
2.6-3.1 Supplement (solutions) |
No quiz | ||

M Sep 30 | 3.2, One-to-one and onto transformations | Midsemester progress reports submitted by 12 PM | |||

W Oct 2 | 3.3, Linear transformations | 2.7+2.9, 3.1 | |||

F Oct 4 | Studio: 3.2, 3.3 | 3.2-3.3 Worksheet
(solutions)
3.2-3.3 Supplement (solutions) |
Quiz: 2.7, 2.9, 3.1 | ||

M Oct 7 | 3.4 and 3.5, Matrix multiplication and inverses | ||||

W Oct 9 | 3.5 (continued) and 3.6, The Invertible Matrix Theorem | 3.2 and 3.3 | |||

F Oct 11 | Studio: 3.4-3.6 | 3.4-3.6 Worksheet
(solutions)
3.4-3.6 Supplement (solutions) |
Quiz: 3.2 and 3.3 | ||

M Oct 14 | School Holiday, No Class |
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W Oct 16 | Review | 3.4, 3.5+3.6 | |||

F Oct 18 | Midterm 2: 2.6 through 3.6 |
Sample Midterm 2A
(solutions)
Sample Midterm 2B (solutions) |
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M Oct 21 | 4.1, Determinants | ||||

W Oct 23 | 4.2 and 4.3: Cofactor expansions, determinants, and volumes | ||||

F Oct 25 | Studio: Ch. 4 | Ch. 4 Worksheet
(solutions)
Ch. 4 Supplement (solutions) |
No quiz | Last day to withdraw (will receive "W"): Oct. 26, 4 PM | |

M Oct 28 | 5.1, Eigenvalues and eigenvectors | ||||

W Oct 30 | 5.1 (continued) and 5.2, The characteristic polynomial | Det. I and Det. II | |||

F Nov 1 | Studio: 5.1 and 5.2 |
5.1-5.2 Worksheet
(solutions)
5.1-5.2 Supplement (solutions) |
Quiz: Chapter 4 | ||

M Nov 4 | 5.4, Diagonalization | ||||

W Nov 6 | 5.4 (continued) and 5.5, Complex eigenvalues | 5.1 and 5.2 | |||

F Nov 8 | Studio: 5.4, 5.5 | 5.4-5.5 Worksheet
(solutions)
5.4-5.5 Supplement (solutions) | Quiz: 5.1 and 5.2 | ||

M Nov 11 | 5.6, Stochastic matrices | ||||

W Nov 13 | 6.1, Dot products and orthogonality | 5.4 and 5.5 | |||

F Nov 15 | Midterm 3: 4.1 through 5.5 |
Sample Midterm 3A
(solutions)
Sample Midterm 3B (solutions) |
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M Nov 18 | 6.2 and 6.3, Orthogonal complements and projections | ||||

W Nov 20 | 6.3, continued | 5.6 and 6.1 | |||

F Nov 22 | Studio: 5.6 through 6.3 | 5.6-6.3 Worksheet
(solutions)
Supplement ( solutions) |
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M Nov 25 | 6.5, Least squares | ||||

W Nov 27 | Thanksgiving Holiday, No Class |
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F Nov 29 | Thanksgiving Holiday, No Class |
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M Dec 2 | Review for final exam | Sample final exam
(solutions)
Extra practice ( solutions) |
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Tue Dec 10 |
Final Exam for ALL SECTIONS of Math 1553:
6:00pm–8:50pm (location to be determined) |