Any in-class announcement, verbal or written, is considered official addendum to this syllabus.

**Class:**
Mat 242, Elementary Linear Algebra
**Time:**
11:40 - 12:30, MW
**Location:**
PSA 108
**Line #:**
99028

**Instructor: **
Dr. Sergei Suslov
**Office: **
PSA 629
**Phone: **
(480) 965-8987
**E-mail: **
*sks@asu.edu*
**Web page:**
*http://www.public.asu.edu/~sergei/index.html*
**Office Hours: **
MW, 1:30 - 2:40 pm or by appointment

**Text:**
* Elementary Linear Algebra *by
Edwards & Penney

four quizzes (4*25);

homework and/computer labs (100);

and a comprehensive final exam (200)

A = 90 - 100%

B = 80 - 89%

C = 70 - 79%

D = 60 - 69%

E = 0 - 59%

**Linear
Algebra Homepage**
**Elementary
Linear Algebra** (Lecture Notes by Keith Matthews, 1991)
**Linear
Algebra Tutorial by Dr. Sergey Nikitin**
**Notes
on Linear Algebra by Dr. Paul Vaz**
**Notes
on Linear Algebra by Dr. E. Lee Lady**
**Math
Archives: Linear & Matrix Algebra**

** 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

**Lab
# 1**
**Lab
# 2**
**Lab
# 3**
**Lab
# 4**
**Lab
# 5**
**Lab
# 6**
**Lab
# 7
**

**LINEAR
SYSTEMS AND MATRICES**
**DETERMINANTS**
**VECTOR
SPACES**
**ORTHOGONALITY
AND LEAST SQUARES**
**EIGENVALUES
AND EIGENVECTORS**
**LINEAR
TRANSFORMATIONS**

**Quizzes and Tests:**
**Quiz 1: ***Wednesday, September 8.*

Sections 1.1 -1.3 are on the quiz. The main problem: *solve a given
system of linear equations*.
**Test 1: ***Monday, October 4.*

Sections 1.1-1.5 and 2.1-2.3 of Chs 1&2 are on
the test.
**Review
for test 1 **is on *Wednesday, September
29*.

This test does not require a calculator, but you may use one if you
wish.

Homework, sections 2.2 -2.3 , will be collected right after the
test.
**Quiz 2:** *Wednesday, October 20.*

Sections 2.4 and 6.1 are on the quiz.

The main problem: *find eigenvalues and eigenvectors of a given
matrix*.
**Quiz 3:** *Monday, November 8.*

Sections 4.1 - 4.3 are on the quiz.
**Review
for quiz 3**
**Test 2:** *Monday, November 22.*

Sections 4.1 - 4.4, 5.1 and 6.1 are on the test.
**Review for test 2 **is on *Wednesday,
November 17*.

(See also **review
for quiz 3.**)

This test does not require a calculator, but you may use one if you
wish.

Homework, sections 4.4, 5.1 will be collected right after the
test.
**Quiz 4:** *Monday, December 6.*
**Final Exam:** *Wednesday, December
15, 7:40 - 9:30, PSA 108.***Reviews for the Final:**
*Wednesday, December 8, 11:40 - 12:30,
PSA 108;**Thursday, December 9, 9:00 - 9:50,
PSA 108 (optional).*

This test does not require a calculator, but you may use one if you
wish.

**Homework and Computer Labs:**
**HW#1: **Sections 1.1 - 1.3, due to Wednesday,
September 8.
**HW#2: **Sections 1.4 - 1.5, 2.1 due to Wednesday,
September 22.
**HW#3: **Sections 2.2 - 2.3 due to
Monday, October 4.
**HW#4: **Sections 2.4, 6.1 due to Wednesday,
October 20
**HW#5: **Sections 4.1 - 4.3 due to
Monday, November 8
**HW#6: **Sections 4.4, 5.1(#1-4) due
to Monday, November 22

**Labs 1&2:** Monday, Sept. 27, ECA 221
**Lab 3:** due to Monday, October 4, together with homework 3
**Lab 4:** due to Wednesday, October 20, together with homework
4

*HAVE A NICE SEMESTER!*