Math 2135, Linear Algebra Winter 2013 Peter Selinger

### Course Information

 See the updated Course Information Sheet.

### Announcements

 Textbook sections (posted Apr 23). For reference, here is a list of what we covered in the course: Handout 1; Chapters 4.1-9, 4.11; 5.1-5; 6.1-5; 7.1-9; 8.1-7; 9.1-6; 13.1, 13.4-7; and Theorem 13.13 (alternate form). Everything in Chapter 13 was done for ℂⁿ and matrices, not general complex inner product spaces. Homework pick-up (updated Apr 18). Homework 7 has been marked, and is now available for pick-up in a box outside my office (303 Chase). Also, all older homeworks (1-6) are available for pick-up in the same place, if you have not received them already. Exam period office hours. I will offer an office hour on Monday, April 15, at 10:30, in my office, Chase 303. Additional office hours can be scheduled by appointment; please email me. Final Exam. According to the registrar's office, our final exam will be on Wednesday, April 24, at 8:30am at the Dalplex. Welcome to the course (posted Jan 7). Here you will find assigments, any handouts, and other up-to-date information about the course.

### Homework Assignments

Due Homework
1. Mon, Jan 21 Handout 1 #1-8.
2. Mon, Jan 28 p.156 #72, 74, 76, 83; p.409 #34.
3. Mon, Feb 11 p.156 #77, 80, 81, 91, 94, 95, 101, 103.
4. Mon, Mar 4 Handout 3 #1-5.
5. Mon, Mar 11 Handout 4 #1-6.
6. Fri, Mar 22 Handout 5 #1, 2, 4, 6, 7, 8. Note: correction in #6: "find four different square roots of A".
7. Mon, Apr 8 Handout 5 #5; Handout 6 #1-4.

### Handouts

 Handout 1: Lecture notes on fields (Jan 7): [pdf]. Handout 2: What is a proof? (Feb 8): [pdf]. Handout 3: Problems on functions (Feb 13): [pdf]. Handout 4: Problems on matrices (Mar 4): [pdf]. Handout 5: Problems on determinants and eigenvectors (Mar 15, revised Mar 17): [pdf]. Handout 6: Problems on inner product spaces (Apr 1): [pdf].

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