• Syllabus for MA 405L, Spring 2001
  • Linear Algebra
  • 1.   Instructor: Dr. N. Jing
           Office: HA 218                      Office Hours:  M & F 2:30-4:00 pm
              Lecture Hours: MWF 1:30-2:20 pm       Classroom: HA 100
          Phone Number: 515-8783.

         Teaching Assistant: Guo Chen,
          Office:  Withers 302                                Office Hours: T & H, 12:50-1:40 pm
          Phone Number:             E-mail address: gchen@unity.ncsu.edu

    2. Textbook:
         Linear Algebra with Application, Steven Leon, 5th ed, 1998.

    3. Schedule of exams:
         Four hourly in-class tests:  1) F 2/2;  2) F 2/23;  3) F 3/23; 4) F 4/20

         Final exam:  Monday, May 14, 1:00-4:00

    4. Grading Policy:
             Attendance and Quizzes: 5%
             Tests:65%
             Final Exam: 30%
        Attendance is required. No make-up tests are given. If you absent less than 5 times
    (excused ot unexcused), your lowest test score will be dropped.

    5. Tutorial Service:
              Math Walk-in Center (drop-in tutorial): 147 Leazar Hall, 515-3163

    6. Topics and Estimated Numbers of Lectures:
     
    Chapters Topics Numbers of lectures
    1 Linear systems 6
    2 Determinants 5
    3 Vector spaces 8
    4 Linear Transformations 6
    5 Geometry 8
    6, 7 Eigenvalue Problems 12

    7. Homework Assignments:
     Homeworks are collected weekly on Mondays.


    Further Information:

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