Linear Algebra (MATH 511, Spring 2018)

Teacher: Alexandre Eremenko
OFFICE HOURS:  Math 600 TBA

PHONE: (765) 494-1975

EMAIL: eremenko@math.purdue.edu

GENERAL INFORMATION

Notice: We use FOURTH edition of Strang's text Linear Algebra and its applicatons. The Homework is assigned from the 4-th edition. It must be available in the University bookstore, and there is a copy on reserve in the MATH library on the 3-d floor of the Math building.

Midterm exam: February 28, 6:30 p.m., ME 1061.

HW 1 (due January 16, before the class begins) 1.2.5, 1.2.11, 1.2.13, 1.3.1, 1.3.4, 1.3.5, 1.4.1, 1.4.14, 1.4.17, 1.4.19.

HW 2: (due January 23) 1.5.4, 1.5.11, 1.5.14, 1.5.15, 1.6.6, 1.6.10, 1.6.11, 2.1.2, 2.1.7, 2.2.3, 2.2.6.

HW 3 (due January 30): 2.3.2, 2.3.7, 2.3.10, 2.3.13, 2.3.20, 2.4.3, 2.4.18, 2.4.20, 2.6.1, 2.6.6, 2.6.8, 2.6.9, 2.6.16.

HW 4 (due February 6): 2.6.18, 2.6.19, 2.6.21, 3.1.2, 3.1.6, 3.1.9, 3.1.16, 3.2.3, 3.2.5, 3.2.8, 3.2.9, 3.2.10.

HW 5 (due February 13): 3.3.4, 3.3.6, 3.3.12, 3.3.18, 3.4.6, 3.4.13, 3.4.14, 3.4.20, 3.4.21, 3.4.28.

Midterm exam is on Wednesday February 28, 6:30-8:00, ME 1061. It is an exam with closed books, no notes or calculators are allowed. Covers chapters 1,2,3, except 1.7, 2.5, 3.5. The problems in the exam will be similar to those in HW and in Review sections at the end of each chapter. Some problems are with full credit, and others yes/no or multiple choice type.

Practice exam Many multiple choice problems can be found here. The relevant quizzes are Elementary matrices, Inner product spaces, Linear algebra, Linear systems, Linear transformations, Vector spaces.

HW 6 (due February 20) is in the handout here, do all exercises WITHOUT star(*): pdf. In addition to this handout you may read "Complex numbers and their conjugates" on p. 281-282, and from "Complex roots of Unity" to "Fast Fourier transform" on p. 189-193. This material is not covered by the midterm exam.