## Honors Linear Algebra, Math 2270-3, Fall 2019

Syllabus

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Announcements:
• (11/26) We decided not to have the fourth midterm exam, but will have the final exam on the scheduled time.
• (11/15 revised) There will be classes next Wednesday and Friday (11/20 & 11/22). The exams will be returned and problems discussed either on Wed or Fri. The exam will concentrate on Chapters 5 & 6.
• (11/5) The third midterm exam is set on 11/18 (Monday). There will be a review session on 11/14 (Thursday) 17:15`-19:00 in the usual classroom.
• (10/18) The class decided that there will be a "remedial exam" on Wednesday, 23 Oct, during the class time. The exam will be similar to the second midterm exam, but the students are only allowed half the class time to finish. Please email me should there be any question.
• (10/17) Exams will be returned to students on Friday, 18th Oct. Please attend the lecture for additional information and discussions.
• (10/4) The second miterm exam will cover up to Section 3.5.
• (9/25) The second midterm exam is tentative set on Monday, 14 Oct 2019.
• (9/13) The solutions for the first midterm exam.
• (9/4) The first midterm exam is set on Wednesday 9/11 in class. It will cover up to Section 2.3 (included).
• (8/25) The row-reduced echelon form is unique. See this link or the first Corollary on p.58 of the Hoffman--Kunze book.
• (8/3) This is an honors, PhD-track class and requires permission code, which can be requested easily at mathematics department homepage. Please email me or see me in my office if there is any question about the class. In particular, if there is any problem of getting the textbook in time, please let me know.

HW:
1. (Due 8/26) Sect 1.2: 1, 2, 3, 5, 8. Sect 1.3: 4, 5, 7. Sect 1.4: 5, 6, 7, 8.
2. (Due 9/4) Sect 1.5: 1, 3, 5, 7. Sect 1.6: 1, 2, 5, 7, 9. Sect 2.1: 1, 3, 5, 6, 7.
3. (Due 9/9) Sect 2.2: 1-5, 9. Sect 2.3: 1-5, 9-12. (Optional:13)
4. (Due 9/16) Sect 2.4: 1, 2, 4, 6, 7.
5. (Due 9/23) Sect 2.6: 1-4, 6-7. Sect 3.1: 3-5, 8-9, 12-13.
6. (Due 9/30) Sect 3.2: 3-6, 8-9, 11. Sect 3.3: 1-2, 6-7. Sect 3.4: 1-3, 5-6, 8.
7. (Due 10/14) Sect 3.5: 1-4, 6-8, 10-12.
8. (Due 10/21) Sect 3.6: 1. Sect 3.7: 1-6.
9. (Due 10/28) Sect 4.2: 1(a), 2-7. Sect 4.3: 1-3, 5.
10. (Due 11/4) Sect 4.4: 1(a-d), 2(a,b), 3, 5-6. Sect 4.5: 1-2. Sect 5.2: 1, 6-9.
11. (Due 11/11) Sect 5.3: 1-5, 7. Sect 5.4: 1, 2(b), 3-5, 10, 11. Sect 6.2: 3-8.
12. (Due 11/18) Sect 6.3: 1-3. Sect 6.4: 1, 2, 4. Sect 6.6: 1-2. Sect 6.7: 4.
13. (Due 11/25) Sect 7.1: 1-4. Sect 7.2: 1-4, 7. Sect 7.3: 1-6. Sect 8.1: 12, 5, 8-9.
14. (Due 12/4) Sect 8.2: 1-3, 5, 9, 11. Sect 8.3: 1-2, 4-6. Sect 8.4: 1-2, 6, 8. Sect 8.5: 1-4. (optional: 6, 8).