Matthew Weaver - MA 26500

Spring 2021

  • Instructor: Matthew Weaver
  • Email: weaver24@purdue.edu
  • Office Hours: T,W 12-1pm
  • Classroom: SC 239
  • Section Time: 8:30

Welcome to my class webpage!

This is where I will post upcoming announcements, review material, exam solutions, and other helpful materials for my students this semester. Below you'll find links to some useful course information:
Syllabus MyLab Math Guide Gradescope Guide Handwritten Homework List
First Day Presentation MyLab Math Registration Video


Course Calendar, Homework Schedule, and Notes

Below is a tentative schedule for this semester which the topics covered in each class session. Additionally I will post pdf's of my lecture notes notes here. Important dates such as exams, reading days, etc. will also appear here. This calendar will be updated frequently and is subject to change.

There will be online homework through MyLab-Math as well as written homework which is to be scanned and then uploaded through Gradescope. Below is the calendar containing the due dates of both the online and written homework. These due dates are also posted on MyLab-Math and Gradescope. All homework is due at 11:59pm on the date indicated.

Week Date Topics Online Homework due Written Homework due
1/18 No Class
Week 1 1/20 1.1 Systems of Linear Equations
1/22 1.1/1.2 Row Reduction
1/25 1.2 Echelon forms
Week 2 1/27 1.3 Vector Equations
1/29 1.4 Matrix Equations Homework 1, 2, 3 1.1 , 1.2 , 1.2 , 1.3
2/1 1.5 Solution Sets Homework 4
Week 3 2/3 1.7 Linear Independence Homework 5
2/5 1.8 Linear Transformations Homework 6 1.4 , 1.5 , 1.7
2/8 1.9 Linear Transformations II Homework 7
Week 4 2/10 2.1 Matrix Operations Homework 8
2/12 2.2/2.3 Invertible Matrices Homework 9 1.8 , 1.9 , 2.1
2/15 2.8 Subspaces of R^n Homework 10
Week 5 2/17 Reading Day
2/19 2.9 Dimension and Rank Homework 11 2.2\2.3 , 2.8
2/22 3.1 Determinants Homework 12
Week 6 2/24 3.2 Determinants II Homework 13
2/26 3.3 Cramer's Rule Homework 14 2.9 , 3.1 , 3.2
3/1 Review Homework 15
Week 7 3/3 Exam I
3/5 4.1 Vector Spaces
3/8 4.2 Vector Spaces II Homework 16
Week 8 3/10 4.2 Linear Transformations Homework 17
3/12 4.3 Bases Homework 18 3.3 , 4.1 , 4.2 4.2(2)
3/15 4.5 Dimensions Homework 19
Week 9 3/17 5.1 Eigenvectors Homework 20
3/19 5.2 Characteristic Equations Homework 21 4.3 , 4.5 , 5.1
3/22 5.3 Diagonalization Homework 22
Week 10 3/24 5.4 Eigenvectors and Transformations Homework 23
3/26 Appendix B Complex Numbers Homework 24 5.2 , 5.3 , 5.4
3/29 5.5 Complex Eigenvalues Homework 25
Week 11 3/31 5.7 Differential Equations I
4/2 5.7 Differential Equations II Homework 27 App. B , 5.5
4/5 Review Homework 28
Week 12 4/7 Exam II
4/9 6.1 Inner Products
4/12 6.2 Orthogonal Sets Homework 29
Week 13 4/14 6.3 Orthogonal Projections Homework 30
4/16 6.4 Gram-Schmidt Process Homework 31 5.7(1) , 5.7(2) , 6.1 , 6.2
4/19 6.5 Least Squares Homework 32
Week 14 4/21 6.7 Inner Product Spaces Homework 33
4/23 7.1 Orthogonal Diagonalization Homework 34 6.3 , 6.4 , 6.5
4/26 Review Homework 35
Week 15 4/28 Review Homework 36
4/30 Review 6.7 , 7.1


Additional Materials

I will periodically post review materials and other helpful resources here throughout the semester.

Exam 1 Review Exam 1
Solutions Solutions
Exam 2 Review Exam 2
Solutions Solutions



Helpful Links