Math 34600, Section E, Fall 2017: Elements of Linear Algebra
Prof. Hooper
Announcements:
I have moved the date of the second midterm. It will now occur on Monday, November 6th.
Course information:
Course Information:
course_information.pdf
The Mathematics Department's Course Webpage
Tentative Course Calendar
Homework
Additional documents:
These are all pdf documents.
Practice for the final exam
and
solutions
. (Please attempt the problems first!)
Take Home Quiz 9 solutions
An example presented in class of diagonalizing a matrix with complex eigenvalues
Take Home Quiz 8 solutions
Take Home Quiz 7 solutions
Take Home Quiz 6 solutions
Solutions to Midterm 2
Practice for midterm 2
and
solutions
.
Take Home Quiz 5 solutions
Proofs of results on the
basis for the column space
and
basis for the row space
.
Take Home Quiz 4 solutions
Solutions to Midterm 1
Take Home Quiz 3 solutions
Practice for midterm 1
and
solutions
Handout 2
on function and matrix inverses
Handout 1
on linear transformations
Take Home Quiz 2
and
solutions
Take Home Quiz 1
and
solutions
Section Information:
Meeting times:
Mondays and Wednesdays 2-3:15pm in NAC 5/109
Instructor:
Prof. Pat Hooper
Office:
NAC 6/282
Office Hours:
Mondays and Wednesdays 3:30-4:30pm Appointments also accepted.
Email:
Phone:
(212) 650-5149
Additional Links:
Strang (the author of our book) has made available
video lectures
.
An interesting down to earth discussion of complex numbers in the New York Times
Google's ranking algorithm uses linear algebra, specifically the concept of eigenvectors. See
How Google Finds Your Needle in the Web's Haystack
.
Linear Algebra Done Wrong
is a freely available textbook by Sergei Treil. I have used this text in the past.
Visit
Prof. Hooper's website
Last modified on December 11, 2017.
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