Please note that the schedule is tentative and may be changed without notice, especially before the semester begins. 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 Jan 7 | Overview, Chapter 1 | ||||
W Jan 9 | 2.1, Systems of linear equations | ||||
F Jan 11 | Recitation: Ch. 1 and 2.1 | Worksheet, up to 2.1 (solutions) | Warmup | ||
M Jan 14 | 2.2, Row reduction | ||||
W Jan 16 | 2.2 (continued) and 2.3, Parametric form | 2.1 | |||
F Jan 18 | Recitation: 2.2 and 2.3 | Worksheet
(solutions)
2.2 and 2.3 Supplement (solutions) |
Quiz: 2.1 | ||
M Jan 21 | Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday | ||||
W Jan 23 | 3.1 and 3.2: Vectors, vector equations, and spans | 2.2 and 2.3 | |||
F Jan 25 | Recitation: 3.1 and 3.2 | Worksheet
(solutions)
3.1-3.2 Supplement (solutions) |
Quiz: 2.2 and 2.3 | ||
M Jan 28 | 3.3, Matrix equations | ||||
W Jan 30 | 3.4, Solution sets and 3.5, Linear independence | 3.1+3.2 | |||
F Feb 1 | Recitation: 3.3-3.5 | Worksheet
(solutions)
3.3-3.5 Supplement (solutions) |
Quiz: 3.1 and 3.2 | ||
M Feb 4 | 3.5, Linear independence (continued) | ||||
W Feb 6 | 3.6, Subspaces | 3.3, 3.4, 3.5 | |||
F Feb 8 | Midterm 1: through 3.5 |
Sample Midterm 1
(solutions)
Extra Practice (solutions) |
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M Feb 11 | 3.7 and 3.9: Basis, dimension, Rank and basis theorems | ||||
W Feb 13 | 4.1, Matrix transformations | 3.6 | |||
F Feb 15 | Recitation: 3.7, 3.9, 4.1 | Worksheet
(solutions)
3.5-4.1 Supplement (solutions) |
No quiz | ||
M Feb 18 | 4.2, One-to-one and onto transformations | Midsemester progress reports submitted by 12 PM | |||
W Feb 20 | 4.3, Linear transformations | 3.7+3.9, 4.1 | |||
F Feb 22 | Recitation: 4.2, 4.3 |
Worksheet
(solutions)
4.2-4.3 Supplement (solutions) |
Quiz: 3.7, 3.9, 4.1 | ||
M Feb 25 | 4.4, Matrix multiplication | ||||
W Feb 27 | 4.5, Matrix inverses | 4.2 and 4.3 | |||
F Mar 1 | Recitation: 4.4 and 4.5 | Worksheet
(solutions)
4.4-4.5 Supplement (solutions) |
Quiz: 4.2 and 4.3 | ||
M Mar 4 | 5.1, Determinants | ||||
W Mar 6 | Review | 4.4 and 4.5 | |||
F Mar 8 | Midterm 2: 3.6 through 4.5 |
Midterm 2 Sample Midterm 2 (solutions) Extra Practice (solutions) |
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M Mar 11 | 5.2 and 5.3: Cofactor expansions, determinants, and volumes | ||||
W Mar 13 | 6.1, Eigenvalues and eigenvectors | Det. I and II | Last day to withdraw (will receive "W"): Mar. 13, 4 PM | ||
F Mar 15 | Recitation: Ch. 5 and 6.1 | Worksheet
(solutions)
5.1-6.1 Supplement ( solutions) |
No quiz | ||
M Mar 18 | Spring Break (no class) | ||||
W Mar 20 | |||||
F Mar 22 | |||||
M Mar 25 | 6.1 (continued) and 6.2, The characteristic polynomial | ||||
W Mar 27 | 6.4, Diagonalization | 6.1 | |||
F Mar 29 | Recitation: 6.1, 6.2, 6.4 | Worksheet
(solutions)
6.2-6.4 Supplement ( solutions) |
Quiz: Chapter 5 and 6.1 | ||
M Apr 1 | 6.4 (continued) and 6.5, Complex eigenvalues | ||||
W Apr 3 | 6.6, Stochastic matrices | 6.2 and 6.4 | |||
F Apr 5 | Recitation: 6.4, 6.5, 6.6 | Worksheet
(solutions)
6.5-6.6 Supplement ( solutions) |
Quiz: 6.2 and 6.4 | ||
M Apr 8 | 7.1, Dot products and orthogonality | ||||
W Apr 10 | 7.2, Orthogonal complements | 6.5 and 6.6 | |||
F Apr 12 | Midterm 3: 5.1 through 6.6 |
Midterm 3
Sample Midterm 3 (solutions) Extra Practice (solutions) |
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M Apr 15 | 7.3, Orthogonal projection | ||||
W Apr 17 | 7.5, Least squares | 7.1 and 7.2 | |||
F Apr 19 | Recitation: 7.3 and 7.5 | Worksheet
(solutions)
Ch.7 Supplement ( solutions) |
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M Apr 22 | Review for final exam | Sample final exam
(solutions)
Extra practice (solutions) |
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Tue Apr 30 | Final Exam for ALL SECTIONS of Math 1553: 6:00pm–8:50pm (location to be determined) |