Specific information for MA 265 Section 0041 taught by Professor Marius Dadarlat, Fall 2017:

     MA 26500 Section 0041 meets on MWF at 2:30 - 3:20 in UNIV 117

     Office hours: MWF 4:40-5:20 pm in Math 622

   Textbook: Kolman & Hill, Elementary Linear Algebra with Applications, 9th ed. Custom edition for Purdue University that includes the textbook, the Matlab textbook and a webassign access code.

As an alternative one can use: the textbook: Kolman & Hill, Elementary Linear Algebra with Applications, 9th ed. (sold separately) and the Matlab textbook: Hill & Zitarelli, Lin. Alg. Labs with Matlab,  3rd ed. (sold separately) (it has few missing pages that you can download from from these links: Missing Matlab Page 10.3 Background Material) and you also need a webassign access code (sold separately).

  Link to the Department course page MA265 (click the link to see the assignment sheet, the ground rules and other essential information)

   Ground rules and Assignment sheet (the exact due dates are given on webassign!).

Follow these procedures for homework:

    Students will need to download the Matlab files matdat1.m, project.m and invert.m in their Matlab directory in order to complete some of the Matlab homework. Find those files here!

    Basic WebAssign information for students

  There will be two in class midterm exams:


    EXAM 1: Friday September 29  at 2:30 pm in class ( covers: 1.1, 1.2, 1.3, 1.4, 2.1, 2.2, 2.3, 3.1, 3.2, 3.3, 3.4, 3.5, 4.1, 4.2, 4.3)

Topics to review  (click here)

Practice exam 1Answers for Practice exam 1Practice Exam1AAnswers for Practice Exam1A

Exam1 (answers)

   EXAM 2: Wednesday November 8 at 2:30 pm in class (covers: 4.4, 4.5, 4.6, 4.7, 4.9, 5.1, 5.3, 5.4, 5.5, 5.6, 6.1)

(Nonexhaustive) review notes for Exam 2

Practice Exam2a answers Exam2a Practice Exam2b Answers Exam2b

Exam 2 (answers)

  FINAL EXAM (cumulative):

  Monday December 11,  800 AM--10:00 AM  (see the seating chart on the webpage for the course)