Math 220 -- Introduction to Linear Algebra (Section 2)
Course Description
This course will present a low level introduction to the basics of linear algebra and matrix theory. Topics covered include systems of linear equations, determinants and matrix inverses, rank, eigenvalues, and eigenvectors. Discussions will be limited to real numbers and real spaces. The computer package MATLAB will be used to implement and explore some of the ideas discussed in class as part of a computer project. |
Options to buy the text *IMPORTANT*: Make sure you have access
to the online content
on mymathlab.com!
Online version of the entire book is available when you purchase access to this website.
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Mon, Aug 19: | All homework is online at mymathlab.com. Sign up for the course with Course ID: krishnamoorthy88326. |
Mon, Sep 2: | Free tutoring is available at the Math Learning Center! |
Wed, Sep 18: | Office hours for today will be 1-2 PM, and then from 3-4:30 PM. |
Tue, Oct 1: | Office hour today is from 12:00-1:00 pm. |
Mon, Oct 7: | This week, no class on Tuesday (Oct 8). Prof. McDonald will lecture on Thursday (Oct 10) in the regular classroom (Fulmer 201). |
Topics
covered, lecture notes, and videos
Scores against
your PassNumbers (Final)
Homeworks
Check the Schedule
given in the Syllabus for due dates of homework assignments. You need
to submit ALL homework ONLINE
at mymathlab.com.
Solutions to TA graded exercises:
Homework 1 (Section 1.1)
Homework 2 (Sections 1.2,1.3)
Homework 3 (Sections 1.4,1.5)
Homework 4 (Section 1.7)
Homework 5 (Section 1.8)
Homework 6 (Section 1.9)
Exams
The Midterm will cover sections 1.1-1.9 (1.6 is
not included).
The midterm is on Thursday, Oct 3.
Midterm
study guide
Answers
to study guide problems
Practice
Midterm
Solutions
to Practice Midterm
Midterm
Solutions
to Midterm
The final will be comprehensive, but
will focus mostly on the sections covered after the midterm.
The final will be held in Heald G3 (auditorium)
on Tuesday, Dec 10, 7-9 PM.
Last
year's final
(From Prof. McDonald)
Solutions
to Last year's final
Practice
final
Solutions
to Practice Final
Final
Solutions
to Final
Projects
Computer Project
-- Due on Thursday, Dec 5.
Sample project report
Software and other Links
MyMath Page (run MATLAB and other packages on-line)
MATLAB
Tutorial from Mathworks page
A
MATLAB Primer
Another
guide to MATLAB from UBC
CS.
Gilbert Strang's Linear Algebra course (MIT Open Courseware)
"Mangle the Coug" - linear
transformations in 2D (by Prof. Hudelson)