SYLLABUS
MAT 242  Elementary Linear Algebra
FALL 1997

 

Instructor:        Dr. Sergei Suslov
Office:              PSA 643
Phone:              965-8987
E-mail:             suslov@math.la.asu.edu
Office Hours:  10:40 11:40 am MWF, 1:00 2:00 pm TTh

*Important Note: All items on this syllabus are subject to change.
Any in-class announcement, verbal or written, is considered official addendum to this syllabus.

Text:                 Elementary Linear Algebra
                          by Edwards & Penney

Exams:             There will be three regular in class exams (3*100);
                          homework and/computer labs (100);
                          and a comprehensive final exam (200)

Grading Policy:
                         A = 90 - 100%
                         B = 80 - 89%
                         C = 70 - 79%
                         D = 60 - 69%
                         E = 0 - 59%

Material to be covered: Except for a few sections, Chapters 1, 2, 4, 5, 6 and 7, will be covered.

Make-up policy: No make-up exams will be given without notification. Also, no late homework will be accepted for grading
 
 
 

Suggested MAT 242 Homework Problems

 Section                      Problems

1.1                             1, 3, 6, 24, 25
1.2                             11, 13, 15, 17, 19, 23, 25, 27, 28
1.3                             11, 15, 19, 21, 25, 29
1.4                             3, 7, 9, 19, 21, 23, 28
1.5                             3, 7, 11, 21, 23, 27, 30, 32

2.1                             1, 7
2.2                             9, 15, 17, 25, 26
2.3                             3, 7, 13, 19, 24, 25, 26
2.4                             1, 5, 9

4.1                             1 23 odd, 25 28
4.2                             19, 21, 23, 25, 27
4.3                             1 15 odd, 19, 25
4.4                             1, 5, 11, 13, 17, 25

5.1                             3, 13, 15, 21, 23, 24
5.2                             1, 5, 7, 11, 15, 17, 19, 21
5.3                             1, 3, 5, 11, 17, 21, 25

6.1                             1, 13, 19, 23, 26, 27, 28
6.2                             1, 7, 15, 17, 21, 23, 25,27
6.4                             1, 7, 9, 11, 15, 21, 23, 25

7.1                             1, 5, 9, 11, 13, 15
7.2                             1, 3, 5, 9, 11, 15, 19, 23
7.3                             3, 7, 9, 11, 13, 17, 27
 

IMPORTANT INFO:

Test 1 was on Tuesday, October 7.
Sections 1.1-1.5  and 2.1-2.4  of  Chs 1&2 were on the test.
Review for the test was on Thursday, October 2.
This test does not require a calculator, but you may use one if you wish.
Homework, sections 2.1 - 2.4,  will be collected right after the test.
 
Test 2 was on Thursday, November 20.
Sections 4.1-4.5  and 5.1, 5.4, 5.5  of  Chs 4&5 were on the test.
Review for the test will be on , Tuesday, November 18. Be there!
This test does not require a calculator, but you may use one if you wish.
Homework will be collected right after the test.

Test 3 will be on Tuesday, December 9.
Sections 6.1-6.2, 6.4  and 7.1-7.2 of  Chs 6&7 are on test.
Review for the test will be on , Thursday, December 4. Be there!
This test does not require a calculator, but you may use one if you wish.
Homework will be collected right after the test.