Math 554:

Syllabus 
Textbook  Linear Algebra Second Edition, 
by Kenneth Hoffman and Ray Kunze ISBN # 0135367972. 
Lectures  Lectures: MWF 3:30 am4:20 pm, UNIV 117. 
Office hours: Tuesday and Thursday 3:30  4:30 pm, Room 636 Math. Sci. 

email: heinzer at purdue.edu 
Grader for HW  Fukeng Huang 
Room 705 Math Sci. 

email: huang972 at purdue.edu 
Grading and comments  Each of the two tests counts for 20%, HW for the semester counts for 20%, and the final exam counts for 40%. In general, late homework will not be accepted. In the event of a major disruption (e.g. a flu epidemic at Purdue) policies may change. In this case, please consult this webpage on how to proceed. 
Test 1  in class Wednesday, October 17, 2018 

Test 2  in class Wednesday November 28, 2018 

Final Exam  to be determined 

Assignments 
tentative 

Assignment 1  To be handed in Friday, August 24 
page 11, exercise 6, 7, 

page 16, exercises 5, 8, 

page 21, exercises 3, 4, 8, 

pages 2627, exercises 4, 10. 
Assignment 2  To be handed in Friday, August 31 
page 40, exercises 5, 7, 8, 9, 

pages 4849, exercises 7, 8, 9, 13, [In Exercise 13, there is a typo, it should read Exercise 5, Section 1.2] 

page 55, exercise 3, 7. 

page 66, exercises 3, 7. 


Assignment 3  To be handed in Friday, Sept. 7 
pages 7374, exercises 1, 3, 4, 5, 12, 13, 

pages 8384, exercises 3, 4, 7, 8, 11. 




Assignment 4  to be handed in Friday, Sept. 14 
pages 9596, exercises 3, 5, 6, 10, 12, 

pages 105107, exercises 3, 5, 9, 12, 14, 17, 

pages 111, exercise 3, 


Assignment 5  to be handed in Friday, Sept. 21 
pages 115116, exercises 1,3, 4, 5, 6, 

page 123, exercises 2, 3, 7, 8, 

pages 126127, exercises 1, 6, 

page 134, exercise 4, 




Assignment 6  to be handed in Friday, Sept. 28 
page 139, exercises 2, 3, 

pages 148149, exercises 1, 6, 12, 

pages 155156, exercises 3, 4, 7, 8, 11, 

Use the scalar c of exercise 11 as the definition of the determinant of a linear operator. 

pages 162164, exercises 3, 4, 6, 10, 11, 14. 
Assignment 7  to be handed in Friday, Oct. 5 
page 190, exercises 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 15. 

page 198, exercises 5, 6, 7, 8, 10, 11, 

Assignment 8  to be handed in Friday, Oct. 12 
pages 205206, exercises 1, 2, 3, 5, 7, 8, 10, 11, 12, 13, 

page 208, exercises 1, 2, 3, 5. 
Assignment 9  to be handed in Friday, Oct. 26 


page 213, exercises 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 

pages 218219, exercises 3, 4, 8. 




Assignment 10  to be handed in Friday, Nov. 2 
pages 225226, exercises 2 through 11, 

pages 230231, exercises 1, 2, 4, 5, 7, 8. 






Assignment 11  to be handed in Friday, Nov. 9 
Exercises from Jacobson Basic Algebra I, Sections 3.6  3.10 on the handout sheet 
Assignment 12  to be handed in Friday, Nov. 16 
pages 241244, exercises 1, 2, 3, 4, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 

pages 250251, exercises 8, 10. 
Assignment 13  Not to be handed in. 
pages 298  299, exercises 1, 2, 4, 5, 7, 11, 12, 

pages 317318, exercises 1, 2, 5, 9, 11, 12, 13, 14. 





Assignment 14  





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