MATH 420

Web page for Math 420 - Section 1
Linear Algebra, Fall 2019
MWF 12:10 - 1 pm, CUE 416

Michael Tsatsomeros, Neill Hall 229
Office phone: 335-3144,
E-mail: tsat at wsu.edu
Office hours: MW 1:30-2:30 pm, and by appointment

Here is the course syllabus.

Updated October 16, 2019.


Announcements

  • Solutions to the first midterm will be worked out in class at an opportune time.
  • Midterm I: Monday, October 7, in class. Information will be given in class on September 30 and a review class will be held on October 4. Here is an old exam for practice [solutions]

  • If you would like to know a bit more about linear algebra and its applications as a research area, look at my linear algebra web page. You'll find links to professional organizations, industrial applications, and sites with historical content.

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    Homework assignments (and eventually solutions)   (read disclaimer below)

    Assignment 1: Solutions.
    1.2: # 13, 16, 18
    1.3: # 5, 8(b,d,f), 10, 12, 19, 31(a,b)

    Assignment 2: Solutions.
    1.4: # 3(c,d), 4(c,d), 5(c,d,e), 8, 9, 13
    1.5: # 2(b,d), 7, 16
    1.6: # 3(c,d), 4, 7, 11

    Assignment 3: Solutions.
    2.1: # 3, 10, 13, 16
    2.2: # 2(b,f,g), 5(b,f)

    Assignment 4: Solutions.
    5.1: # 4(a,b), 10, 12
    5.2: # 2(b,d), 7, 8, 15(a)
    Edition 4:
    5.1: # 3(a,b), 9, 11
    5.2: # 2(b,d), 7, 8, 14(a)

    Assignment 5: October 30, 2019
    6.1: # 3, 5, 8(a,b), 11, 12
    6.2: # 2(a,c)

    Assignment 6: Due date TBD
    6.2: # 4, 7, 8, 9
    6.3: # 20(a) part (i) only, 22(c)


    Disclaimer
    I reserve the right to amend and/or change the assigned problems and due dates. Such an amendment will only occur with reasonable prior notice given in class and by updating this page. So, if you miss a class, please check this page for updates.

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