MA 351 Section 041/011, Fall 2023Elementary Linear Algebra
Lectures: UNIV 119, MWF Section 041: 9:3010:20 am; Section 011: 10:3011:20 am
Instructor: Xiangxiong Zhang
Office: MATH 406
Email: zhan1966@purdue.edu
Office Hours: Wednesday 3pm5pm (or by appointment).
Week  Dates  Sections in Book  Homework  Due Dates 
1  08/21  Introduction Chapter 1;Section 2.12.2 Lecture Notes 1 Lecture Notes 2 Lecture Notes 3 
HW#1  09/06 
08/23  
08/25  
2  08/28  Lecture Notes 4  HW#2  09/06 
08/30  Lecture Notes 5  
09/01  Lecture Notes 6  
3  09/04  NO CLASS  HW#3  09/13 
09/06  Lecture Notes 7  
09/08  Lecture Notes 8  
4  09/11  Lecture Notes 9  HW#4  09/20 
09/13  Lecture Notes 10  
09/15  Lecture Notes 11  
5  09/18  Lecture Notes 12  NO HW; Do
practice problems posted on Brightspace (under
Content>Solutions) 

09/20  Lecture Notes 13  
09/22  Lecture Notes 14  
6  09/25  Review  NO HW  
09/27  Midterm I  
09/29  Section 4.3, 4.2 Lecture Notes 15 

7  10/02  Section 4.3, 4.4 Lecture Notes 16 
HW#5  10/11 
10/04  Section 4.4 Lecture Notes 17 

10/06  Lecture Notes 18  
8  10/09  NO CLASS  HW#6  10/18 
10/11  Lecture Notes 19  
10/13  Lecture Notes 20  
9  10/16  Lecture Notes 21  HW#7  10/25 
10/18  Lecture Notes 22  
10/20  Lecture Notes 23  
10  10/23  Lecture Notes 24  HW#8  11/01 
10/25  Lecture Notes 25  
10/27  Same as Notes 25 

11  10/30  Lecture Notes 26  NO HW; Do practice problems posted on Brightspace (under Content>Solutions)  
11/01  Lecture Notes 27  
11/03  Lecture Notes 28  
12  11/06  Review  NO HW  
11/08  Midterm II  
11/10  Lecture Notes 29  
13  11/13  Lecture Notes 30  Last HW:
HW#9 
Nov 29 
11/15  Lecture Notes 31  
11/17  Lecture Notes 32  
14  11/20  Review  Thanksgiving
Break 

11/22  NO CLASS  
11/24  
15  11/27  Lecture Notes 33  NO HW; Do the final practice problems posted on Brightspace (under Content>Solutions)  
11/29  Lecture Notes 34  
12/01  
16  12/04  Review 
Office hour for
this week is Monday Dec 4 1:304pm 

12/06  NO CLASS  
12/08  Review 

17  12/11 
Final Exam Thursday 12/14 3:30p 
5:30p MTHW 210 

12/13  
12/15 