# Tentative Calendar for Math 34600, Section E, Fall 2017

This calendar is subject to change, but should give a general idea of when we will cover certain topics.
 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 More on § 3.5: Dimensions of the Four Subspaces. Wed, Nov 1 § 4.1: Orthogonality of the Four Subspaces. Mon, Nov 6 Second Midterm. Wed, Nov 8 § 4.2: Projections. Mon, Nov 13 Take Home Quiz 6 handed out.§ 4.4: Orthonormal Bases. Wed, Nov 15 Take Home Quiz 6 due.§ 4.4: Gram-Schmidt. Mon, Nov 20 Take Home Quiz 7 handed out.§ 5.1: The Properties of Determinants. Wed, Nov 22 Take Home Quiz 7 due.§ 5.2: Permutations and Cofactors. § 5.3: Cramer’s Rule, Inverses, and Volumes. Mon, Nov 27 Take Home Quiz 8 handed out.§ 6.1: Introduction to Eigenvalues. Wed, Nov 29 Take Home Quiz 8 due.More on § 6.1. § 6.2: Diagonalizing a Matrix. Mon, Dec 4 Take Home Quiz 9 handed out.§ 6.4: Symmetric Matrices. Wed, Dec 6 Take Home Quiz 9 due.§ 8.3: The Search for a Good Basis. Mon, Dec 11

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