This is the schedule for Jankowski's lecture (A0-A4) and materials for Math 1553.

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

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

M Aug 26 | 1.2, Row reduction | Announcements Slides |
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W Aug 28 | 1.2 (continued) and 1.3, Parametric form | Slides | 1.1 | ||

F Aug 30 | Studio: 1.2 and 1.3 | Worksheet
(solutions)
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 | Announcements Slides |
1.2 and 1.3 | ||

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

M Sep 9 | 2.3, Matrix equations | Announcements
Slides |
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W Sep 11 | 2.4, Solution sets and 2.5, Linear independence | Slides for 2.4
Slides for 2.5 | 2.1+2.2 | ||

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

M Sep 16 | 2.5, Linear independence (continued) | Announcements Slides for 2.5 |
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W Sep 18 | 2.6, Subspaces | Slides | 2.3, 2.4, 2.5 | ||

F Sep 20 | Midterm 1: through 2.5 |
Midterm 1 solutions
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 | Announcements Slides |
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W Sep 25 | 3.1, Matrix transformations | Slides | 2.6 | ||

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

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

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

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

M Oct 7 | 3.4 and 3.5, Matrix multiplication and inverses | Announcements Slides |
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W Oct 9 | 3.5 (continued) and 3.6, The Invertible Matrix Theorem | Slides | 3.2 and 3.3 | ||

F Oct 11 | Studio: 3.4-3.6 | Worksheet
(solutions)
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 |
Midterm 2 solutions Sample Midterm 2A (solutions) Sample Midterm 2B (solutions) |
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M Oct 21 | 4.1, Determinants | Announcements Slides for 4.1 and 4.3 |
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W Oct 23 | 4.2 and 4.3: Cofactor expansions, determinants, and volumes | Slides for 4.2 | |||

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

M Oct 28 | 5.1, Eigenvalues and eigenvectors | Announcements Slides |
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W Oct 30 | 5.1 (continued) and 5.2, The characteristic polynomial | Slides | Det. I and Det. II | ||

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

M Nov 4 | 5.4, Diagonalization | Announcements Slides |
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W Nov 6 | 5.4 (continued) and 5.5, Complex eigenvalues | Slides | 5.1 and 5.2 | ||

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

M Nov 11 | 5.6, Stochastic matrices | Announcements Slides |
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W Nov 13 | 6.1, Dot products and orthogonality | Slides | 5.4 and 5.5 | ||

F Nov 15 | Midterm 3: 4.1 through 5.5 |
Midterm 3 solutions
Sample Midterm 3A (solutions) Sample Midterm 3B (solutions) |
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M Nov 18 | 6.2 and 6.3, Orthogonal complements and projections | Announcements Slides |
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W Nov 20 | 6.3, continued | Slides | 5.6 and 6.1 | ||

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

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 | Announcements
| 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) |