This is the master calendar. It has been revised for the transition to online instruction, and is subject to change until March 30. 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.
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Date | Topic | Materials | WeBWorK | Quiz/Exam | Remarks |
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M Jan 6 | Overview | ||||
W Jan 8 | 1.1, Systems of linear equations | ||||
F Jan 10 | Studio: through 1.1 | Worksheet (solutions) | Warmup | ||
M Jan 13 | 1.2, Row reduction | ||||
W Jan 15 | 1.2 (continued) and 1.3, Parametric form | 1.1 | |||
F Jan 17 | Studio: 1.2 and 1.3 | 1.2-1.3 Worksheet
(solutions)
1.2-1.3 Supplement (solutions) |
Quiz: 1.1 | ||
M Jan 20 | Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday, No Class | ||||
W Jan 22 | 2.1 and 2.2: Vectors, vector equations, and spans | 1.2 and 1.3 | |||
F Jan 24 | 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 Jan 27 | 2.3, Matrix equations | ||||
W Jan 29 | 2.4, Solution sets and 2.5, Linear independence | 2.1+2.2 | |||
F Jan 31 | Studio: 2.3-2.5 | 2.3-2.5 Worksheet
(solutions)
2.3-2.5 Supplement (solutions) |
Quiz: 2.1 and 2.2 | ||
M Feb 3 | 2.5, Linear independence (continued) | ||||
W Feb 5 | 2.6, Subspaces | 2.3, 2.4, 2.5 | |||
F Feb 7 | Midterm 1: through 2.5 |
Sample Midterm 1A
(solutions)
Sample Midterm 1B (solutions) |
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M Feb 10 | 2.7 and 2.9: Basis, dimension, Rank and basis theorems | ||||
W Feb 12 | 3.1, Matrix transformations | 2.6 | |||
F Feb 14 | Studio: 2.7, 2.9, 3.1 |
2.6-3.1 Worksheet
(solutions)
2.6-3.1 Supplement (solutions) |
No quiz | ||
M Feb 17 | 3.2, One-to-one and onto transformations | Midsemester progress reports submitted by 12 PM | |||
W Feb 19 | 3.3, Linear transformations | 2.7+2.9, 3.1 | |||
F Feb 21 | 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 Feb 24 | 3.4 and 3.5, Matrix multiplication and inverses | ||||
W Feb 26 | 3.5 (continued) and 3.6, The Invertible Matrix Theorem | 3.2 and 3.3 | |||
F Feb 28 | Studio: 3.4-3.6 |
3.4-3.6 Worksheet
(solutions)
3.4-3.6 Supplement (solutions) |
Quiz: 3.2 and 3.3 | ||
M Mar 2 | 4.1, Determinants | ||||
W Mar 4 | Review | 3.4, 3.5+3.6 | |||
F Mar 6 | Midterm 2: 2.6 through 3.6 |
Sample Midterm 2A
(solutions)
Sample Midterm 2B (solutions) |
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M Mar 9 | 4.2 and 4.3: Cofactor expansions, determinants, and volumes | ||||
W Mar 11 | 5.1, Eigenvalues and eigenvectors | Det. I and II | |||
F Mar 13 | Studio: Ch. 4 and 5.1 |
4.1-5.1 Worksheet
(solutions)
4.1-5.1 Supplement (solutions) |
No quiz | Last day to withdraw (will receive "W"): Mar. 11, 4 PM | |
M Mar 16 | Spring Break (no class) | ||||
W Mar 18 | |||||
F Mar 20 | |||||
M Mar 23 | Trial period for technology: testing online class and online studio at usual times. No new material | ||||
W Mar 25 | |||||
F Mar 27 | |||||
M Mar 30 | 5.1 (continued) and 5.2, The characteristic polynomial | Course transition online | |||
W Apr 1 | 5.4, Diagonalization | 5.1 | |||
F Apr 3 | Studio: 5.1, 5.2, 5.4 | Worksheet
(solutions)
5.2-5.4 Supplement (solutions) |
Quiz: Ch. 4 and 5.1 (solutions) | ||
M Apr 6 | 5.4 (continued) and 5.5, Complex eigenvalues | ||||
W Apr 8 | 5.6, Stochastic matrices | 5.2 and 5.4 | |||
F Apr 10 | Studio: 5.4 through 5.6 | 5.5-5.6
Worksheet
(solutions)
Supplement ( solutions) |
Quiz: 5.2 and 5.4 (solutions) | ||
M Apr 13 | 6.1, Dot products and orthogonality | ||||
W Apr 15 | 6.2 and 6.3 consolidated: Orthogonal Projections | 5.5 and 5.6 | |||
F Apr 17 | Midterm 3: 4.1 through 5.6 |
Midterm 3 solutions
Sample Midterm 3A is on Canvas Sample Midterm 3B (solutions) |
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M Apr 20 | 6.5, Least squares | Ch. 6 Supplement
(solutions)
Sample Final B
(solutions)
Extra practice (solutions) |
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Tue Apr 28 | Final Exam for ALL SECTIONS of Math 1553: 6:00pm–8:50pm (location to be determined) |