Calendar for Math 215, Linear Algebra, Spring 2011

This calendar is tentative and will be updated throughout the semester.

Week

Day

Date

Topic

Sections

HW

1 Wednesday 1/5/11 2 dimensional Euclidean space p.18 2,3
Friday 1/7/11 Bases for R2 p.21 1, 2, 5, 6
2 Monday 1/10/11 Linear Transformations p.34 1-10,13,14
Wednesday 1/12/11 Matrices
Friday 1/14/11 Matrix Operations, Subspaces:Kernel and Image p.41 1-10,13-15
3 Monday 1/17/11 More subspaces p.52 9-12, 23
Wednesday 1/19/11 Inverses and determinants p.53 12-18, p.59 1-5, 11-14
Friday 1/21/11 Iteration and eigenvalues
4 Monday 1/24/11 Iteration and eigenvalues p.71 1-4,9-13,17-22
Wednesday 1/26/11 Canonical forms p.77 1-8,14,15
Friday 1/28/11 Canonical forms
5 Monday 1/31/11 Dot Products p.87 1-3, 11,12, 15,16,19
Wednesday 2/2/11 (Snow day) Projections p.91 1-3, 7-9, 13
Friday 2/4/11 Review
6 Monday 2/7/11 Review
Wednesday 2/9/11 Exam 1
Friday 2/11/11 Vector Spaces and Linear Transformations in general p.102 1-3,7,8,13-15, p.109 2-5
7 Monday 2/14/11 More on Linear Transformations, Other fields Take Home due p.110 17, p.113 2-6
Wednesday 2/16/11 Subspaces: Kernels and images p.124 1,4,5,7,8,11
Friday 2/18/11 Spanning setsMidterm grades p.132 2,4-6,8,9,12
8 Monday 2/21/11 Coding theory
Wednesday 2/23/11 Sums and intersections of subspaces
Friday 2/25/11 Systems of equations
9 Monday 2/28/11 More on systems
Wednesday 3/2/11 Bases
Friday 3/4/11 Matrices
10 Monday 3/7/11 Matrices
Wednesday 3/9/11 Rank, Nullity and inverses
Friday 3/11/11 Rank, Nullity, and inverses
11 Monday-Friday 3/14/11-3/18/11 Spring Break
12 Monday 13/21/11 Review
Wednesday 3/23/11 Exam 2
Friday 3/25/11 Rank and Inverses
13 Monday 3/28/11 Change of Basis, Canonical forms
Wednesday 3/30/11 Determinants
Friday 4/1/11 Eigenvalues and diagonalization p.279 4,5,8-10
14 Monday 4/3/11 Eigenvalues and diagonalization p.288 11-13
Wednesday 4/6/11 Inner Products
Friday 4/8/11 Gram-Schmidt orthonormalization
15 Monday 4/11/11 Projections
Wednesday 4/13/11 Approximation
Friday 4/15/11 Approximation
16 Monday 14/18/11 Review, Last class
Finals Friday 4/22/20 10:30-12:30 Exam 3