Welcome! Our Teaching Page has useful information for students in all of my classes. It has my schedule, LOR guidelines, and Usually Useful Pamphlets. One of them is the Checklist (pdf) which gives pointers on what I consider to be good mathematical writing. Further information is at our class-archive URL (I email this private URL directly to students).
Voila the final project (pdf). It was due, slid u n d e r my office door (Little Hall 402, Northeast corner) ,
2pm, Friday 7Dec2007 (Pearl Harbor Day)
The final project must be carefully typed.
Smiles and nods of approbation met Class-C (pdf), with its gracious yet subtle employment of Greek letters, and its bold use of vertical lines as tasteful accents. A Smash Hit!, say all the critics.
Following the box-office success of the two earlier exams, the critics are unanimous in proclaiming this a Glorious Hat-Trick unprecedented in the annals of exam-making. Get YOUR copy today!
Even more Astonishingly, one earns genuine coin-of-the-realm CP points (CP = "class participation") by posting a solution or improving a solution.
In all of my courses, attendance is absolutely required (excepting illness and religious holidays). In the unfortunate event that you miss a class, you are responsible to get all Notes / Announcements / TheWholeNineYards from a classmate, or several. All my classes have a substantial class-participation grade.
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On the first day of class I will hand-out a paper syllabus, which has the instructions on how to use the class archive. The archive is at a private URL, only for the use of the students in the class.
Please avoid looking at Past courses with notes, exams and links, which has past versions of all my courses,
Also available are parts of CLA pages from 2002, 1998 and Spring 2007:
Usually Useful Pamphlets.)
The various Linear Algebra czars who help out.
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One of our tools is the textbook Linear Algebra with Applications (2nd edition), Author: David Lay.We will cover most of chapters 1-6, as well as some material that I'll introduce.
Our syllabus (pdf) has a course outline.
Project Sum, had you write Maple or Matlab code
to take as input, a natural number K. Your program used
to compute the polynomial PK(n),
which is the sum of the Kth powers
of the first n integers.
Project Interpolate (pdf) has you use
rref to compute a minimum degree polynomial
passing through specified points.
Project First-Order Estimate (pdf) has you use Cramer's theorem to estimate the errors in a column vector x. It is the solution to a matrix eqn. Ax=b, but there is some uncertainty in some of the entries of A.
A brief study guide (pdf) from when I taught Linear Algebra in 1993.
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