Linear Algebra for Applications I

Math 571 (class number 13306)

Summer Quarter, 1 Term, 2009

Instructor: Sergei Chmutov

Classes: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday 1:30 - 2:18 pm, and
Thursday 2:30 - 3:18 pm at EA-295.


  • Linear Algebra with Applications, 7th edition, by S.Leon. Pearson Education, Inc., Prentice Hall (2006). ISBN: 0-13-185785-1
  • Linear Algebra Labs with Matlab, 3rd edition, by Hill & Zitarelli. Pearson Education, Inc., Prentice Hall (2004). ISBN: 0-13-143274-5
    You should read sections of the book before they are studied in class.

    MATLAB Tutorial:
    Linear Space Outline:

    Homework: There will be two assignments per week due Tuesday and Friday before class.

    Tests: There will be one midterm and one final exams. You may not use your calculator, your text, notes, or solutions to assignments. Except for extraordinary reasons, you must take the examinations at the scheduled times.

    MIDTERM Friday, July 10. FINAL EXAM Thursday, July 23, 1:30

    TOTAL POINTS POSSIBLE: Each homework will be graded out of 100 points. The total homework score will be the mean of these grades.

    Homework 100 Midterm 100 Final exam 100 TOTAL 300

    GRADING SCALE (Percent):
    A A- B+ B B- C+ C C- D+ D
    90 87 83 80 77 73 70 67 63 60

    Tentative daily schedule


    Solutions to HW5