This calendar is subject to change, but should give a general idea of when we will cover certain topics.

**The final exam will be held on Wednesday, December 20th from 1:00pm to 3:15pm in our usual classroom.**

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Date | Tentative class plan: |

Mon, Aug 28 | Welcome! § 1.1: Vectors. |

Wed, Aug 30 | § 1.2: Vectors, Lengths, Dot products § 1.3: Matrices. |

Mon, Sep 4 | Labor Day – College Closed |

Wed, Sep 6 | § 2.1: Vectors and Linear Equations, § 2.2: The Idea of Elimination. |

Mon, Sep 11 | Take Home Quiz 1 handed out. Finish § 2.2: The Idea of Elimination. § 8.1: The Idea of a Linear Transformation (Handout) |

Wed, Sep 13 | Take Home Quiz 1 due. Finish § 8.1: The Idea of a Linear Transformation § 2.5: Inverse Matrices (Handout) |

Mon, Sep 18 | Take Home Quiz 2 handed out. § 2.3: Elimination Using Matrices. |

Wed, Sep 20 | No classes scheduled |

Mon, Sep 25 | Take Home Quiz 2 due. Take Home Quiz 3 handed out. Finish § 2.3 and 2.5, § 2.4: Rules for Matrix Operations |

Wed, Sep 27 | Take Home Quiz 3 due. § 2.6 Elimination = Factorization: A = L U. |

Mon, Oct 2 | We mostly reviewed for Midterm 1 |

Wed, Oct 4 | First Midterm. |

Mon, Oct 9 | Columbus Day – College Closed |

Wed, Oct 11 | § 2.7: Transposing Matrices. § 3.1: Spaces of Vectors. The observation that the nullspace of a matrix is a subspace. |

Mon, Oct 16 | § 3.2: The Nullspace of A: Solving Ax = 0 and Rx = 0.§ 3.3: The Complete Solution to Ax = b. |

Wed, Oct 18 | § 3.4: Independence, Basis and Dimension. |

Mon, Oct 23 | More on § 3.4. |

Wed, Oct 25 | § 3.5: Dimensions of the Four Subspaces. |

Mon, Oct 30 | § 4.1: Orthogonality of the Four Subspaces. |

Wed, Nov 1 | § 4.2: Projections. |

Mon, Nov 6 | Second Midterm. |

Wed, Nov 8 | § 4.4: Orthonormal Bases and Gram-Schmidt. |

Mon, Nov 13 | § 5.1: The Properties of Determinants. |

Wed, Nov 15 | § 5.2: Permutations and Cofactors. |

Mon, Nov 20 | § 5.3: Cramer’s Rule, Inverses, and Volumes. |

Wed, Nov 22 | § 6.1: Introduction to Eigenvalues. |

Mon, Nov 27 | More on § 6.1. |

Wed, Nov 29 | § 6.2: Diagonalizing a Matrix. |

Mon, Dec 4 | § 6.4: Symmetric Matrices. |

Wed, Dec 6 | § 8.2: The Matrix of a Linear Transformation. |

Mon, Dec 11 | § 8.3: The Search for a Good Basis. |

Relevant links:

- City College's academic calendar for this semester.
- City College's final exam schedule for this semester.