Math 554:

Syllabus 
Textbook  Linear Algebra Second Edition, 
by Kenneth Hoffman and Ray Kunze ISBN # 0135367972. 
Lectures  Lectures: MWF 11:30 am12:20 pm, UNIV 317. 
Office hours: Tuesday and Thursday 3:30  4:30 pm, Room 636 Math. Sci. 
Grader for HW  Feng Hao 


email: fhao@purdue.edu 
Test 1  in class Wednesday, October 19, 2016 

Test 2  in class Wednesday November 30, 2016 

Final Exam  Tuesday, Dec. 13, 7:00  9:00 pm in HAAS G066. 

Assignments 
tentative 

Assignment 1  To be handed in Friday, August 26 
page 11, exercise 7, 

page 16, exercises 5, 8, 

page 21, exercises 3, 4, 8, 

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

pages 4849, exercises 7, 8, 9, 13, 

page 55, exercise 3, 7. 


Assignment 3  To be handed in Friday, Sept. 9 
page 66, exercises 3, 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. 16 
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. 23 
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. 30 
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. 7 
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. 14 
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. 28 


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. 4 
pages 225226, exercises 2 through 11, 

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






Assignment 11  to be handed in Friday, Nov. 11 
Exercises from Jacobson Basic Algebra I, Sections 3.6  3.10 on the handout sheet 
Assignment 12  to be handed in Friday, Nov. 18 
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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