Rongqing Ye

MA 26500, Linear Algebra, Fall 2020

Instructor: Rongqing Ye

Exams

There are two midterm exams and one final exam. Two midterm exams are administrated on Gradescope. Midterms are open book/open notes. Ordinary calculators are allowed, but computer softwares like Matlab are not permitted.

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Schedule for the course

Textbook: Linear Algebra and its Applications (sixth edition), by D. C. Lay, S. R. Lay and J. J. McDonald.

The homework problems assigned in the table are handwritten homework. There is an online version of the textbook that comes with MyLab Math. You can find the online textbook following these steps:

  1. Login into Brightspace;
  2. Launch "MyLab and Mastering - Basis", then click the link "MyLab Math Course Home";
  3. Click "eText" on the left column to access the online textbook. (You might need to install Wolfram CDF player for "Interactive eText".)

Handwritten assignments should be submitted on Gradescope

Besides handwritten homework, there is also online homework on MyLab Math. Follow the first two steps above to access MyLab Math system.

Note: The course schedule is tentative and subject to change. Please check the schedule before coming to class. Only one group can attend class at a time.

Week Date Section Homework problems Homework due dates
1 8/24 1.1 Group 1 35, 36 8/31
8/26 1.2 Group 2 3, 4, 41, 43
8/28 1.3 Group 1 23, 25, 27, 29, 31, 33
2 8/31 1.4 Group 1 6, 36 9/7
9/2 1.5 Group 2 6, 48
9/4 1.7 Group 2 32, 34, 38
3 9/7 no class 9/14
9/9 1.8 Group 2 20, 22, 24, 26, 28
9/11 1.9 Group 1 36, 38
4 9/14 2.1 Group 1 26, 36 9/21
9/16 2.2 Group 2 29
9/18 2.3 Group 2 21
5 9/21 2.8 Group 1 2, 18 9/28
9/23 2.9 Group 2 28, 32
9/25 3.1 Group 1 38, 44
6 9/28 3.2 Group 1 18, 27, 29, 32, 33, 35 10/5
9/30 3.3 Group 2 17, 30
10/2 Review Group 2
7 10/5 Exam 1 10/12
10/7 4.1 Group 2 21, 22
10/9 4.2 Group 1 16, 24, 44, 47
8 10/12 4.3 Group 1 35, 44 10/19
10/14 4.5 Group 2 35, 39, 49, 50
10/16 5.1 Group 2 20, 43, 44
9 10/19 5.2 Group 1 20, 21, 23, 28, 30 10/26
10/21 5.3 Group 2 17, 19
10/23 5.3 Group 1 32, 38
10 10/26 5.4 Group 1 21, 22 11/2
10/28 Appendix B Group 2 HW
10/30 5.5 Group 2 28
11 11/2 5.7 Group 1 3, 5 11/9
11/4 5.7 Group 2 10, 14
11/6 6.1 Group 1 32, 34
12 11/9 6.2 Group 1 24, 26, 28, 30, 32, 34 11/16
11/11 6.3 Group 2 12, 16, 19, 20
11/13 6.4 Group 2 23
13 11/16 6.5 Group 1 13 11/23
11/18 6.7 Group 2 12, 32
11/20 7.1 Group 1 26, 27, 28, 32
14 11/23 no class
11/25 no class
11/27 no class
15 11/30 Review
12/2 Exam 2
12/4 Review
16 Final Exam TBA