MATH 511
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Web page for Math 511

Advanced Linear Algebra, Spring 2019.

Tuesday/Thursday 12 - 1:15 pm, ** SPARK **~~212~~ 333

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 February 21, 2019

### Announcements

The midterm test will take place in class on Thursday March 7, 2019. Material
and other useful information about this test will be discussed the
previous week. Here is a
practice midterm.
The
lecture notes for Sections 2.5, 2.6, 3.1 and 3.2.
The
lecture notes up to Section 2.4.
The
lecture notes till January 17.

As of Thursday, January 17, we will move to Spark 333.

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organizations, industrial applications, and some historical
content.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**a Due Thursday, March 7:

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 **:

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**:

4.1: # 2, 6

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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