Class information:
Test solutions:
Study guides:
Past Lecture Notes:
My notes: These are the notes that I'm using to teach the class.
The specific notes for this semester's class are in the calendar
below with a link to each day's notes.
Feel free to use these if you want to look ahead.
 Topic 0  Review row reduction  see Topic 3 notes from Math 2550
 Topic 1  Vector spaces
 Topic 2  Spanning sets, linear independence, bases, dimension
 Topic 3  Linear transformations
 Topic 4  The matrix of a linear transformation
 Review  Determinants
 Topic 5  Eigenvalues, eigenvectors, diagonalization
Homework:
HW 0 
HW 0 is optional. It is for you to review row reduction from Math 2550 if you haven't done it for a while. If you do the homework below and look at the solutions it is a good review.

HW 1 

HW 2

Note: In the Math 2550 HW, P_n means P_n(R) and 
HW 3 

HW 4 

Review of Determinants 




Schedule and lecture notes:
Week  Monday  Wednesday 
1 
8/22 
8/24 
2 
8/29 
8/31 
3 
9/5 HOLIDAY

9/7 
4 
9/12 
9/14 
5 
9/19 
9/21 
6 
9/26 
9/28 
7 
10/3 
10/5 TEST 1 
8 
10/10 
10/12 
9 
10/17 
10/19 
10 
10/24 
10/26 
11 
10/31 
11/2 
12 
11/7 
11/9 
13 
11/14 
11/16 TEST 2 
11/21 HOLIDAY 
11/23 HOLIDAY 

14 
11/28 
11/30 
15 
12/5 
12/7 
Finals week 

12/14 Final exam time 
Online Resources:
 Linear Algebra online textbook by Jim Hefferon
 Anne Schilling's Winter 07' course at UC Davis with notes and more homework with solutions
 Linear Algebra  As an Introduction to Abstract Mathematics, by Lankham, Nachtergaele, and Schilling
 Linear Algebra Done Wrong, by Sergei Treil
 A First Course in Linear Algebra, by Robert Beezer