MATH 511
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Web page for Math 511

Advanced Linear Algebra, Spring 2018.

Tuesday/Thursday 12 - 1:15 pm, ~~ Wilson 4 ~~ ** Todd 304 **

Michael Tsatsomeros, Neill Hall 229

Office phone: 335-3144

E-mail: tsat at wsu.edu

Office hours: TTh 1:30: - 2:30 pm, and by appointment

Here is the
syllabus.

Updated April 19, 2018

### Announcements

The final will take place in our regular classroom on May 3, 2018, 8-10 am. Material
and other useful information about this test will be given on the last
week of classes. A review will be held in the last day of classes. Here is a
practice final exam.
Here are the solutions to the midterm exam.

The midterm test will take place in class on March 20, 2018. Material
and other useful information about this test will be discussed on the
week of March 5. Here is a
practice midterm.

If you would like to know more about Linear Algebra
and its applications as a research area, start at my
linear algebra web page. You'll find links to professional
organizations, industrial applications, and some historical
content.
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### Homework assignments
(read disclaimer below)

** Note: Problem numbers in the assignments below refer to both
editions of our textbook. When there is a difference, the first number
refers to the First Edition and the number in brackets refers to the
Second Edition. **

**Assignment 1**:
Solutions

1.1 # 3, 5

1.2 # 2, 7

1.3 # 4 [5], 6, 16 [12]

1.4 # 1, 5, 7+8

**Assignment 2**:
Solutions

2.1: # 2, 5, 9, 12

2.3: # 3, 6

2.4: # 2, 4, 11

** Assignment 3**: Due Tuesday, March 20.

2.5: # 3, 8, 9 [10], 24

3.2: # 2, 3, 5, 7, 17 (New edition owners: please copy these 5 problems from the
first edition.

** Assignment 4 **: Due Tuesday, April 10

3.3: # 3, 4, 9, 16 (From 1st Edition: If A,B have the same characteristic
polynomial and the same minimal polynomial, and their minimal polynomial is the same
as their chaharacterstic polynomial, show that A and B are similar.)

4.1: # 1, 3, 10, 12

** Assignment 5**: Due Tuesday, April 24

4.1: # 2, 6

4.2: # 2 and Exercise on p. 180

4.3: # 1

6.1: # 1, 2, 5, 6, 7

##### 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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