Math 312-001: Linear Algebra
Fall 2016

Instructor: Yuecheng Zhu
Email: yuecheng@upenn.edu
Office: DRL 4C7
Office Hours: Monday 6 pm-8 pm.
Grader: Logan Crew
Email: crewl@math.upenn.edu
Office: DRL 3N2B
Office Hours: Tuesday 3-4:15 pm, Thursday 11-11:50 am.
Course Guide
  • Class meeting:TR 1:30 PM-3:00 PM, DRL A4
  • Textbook: Introduction to Linear Algebra, 5th ed, by Gilbert Strang
  • Grading: Homework 20%, Two mid term exams (20% each) 40%, Final exam 40%.
  • Syllabus
  • UPenn 3-year Calendar
Notes:
    Homework:
    • Homework 1, due on Sep 15, Thu, 1.1: 16; 1.2: 13; 1.3: 7; 2.1: 1,3 ; 2.2: 1, 5, 12; 2.3: 1,13, 25.
    • Homework 2, due on Sep 20, Tue, 2.4: 26, 32; 2.5: 3, 7, 10 (legal way=Gauss elimination), 27; 2.6: 1, 5; 2.7: 7, 20 ( Do only the first S).
    • Homework 3, due on Sep 27, Tue, 3.1: 9, 23, 30, 31; 3.2: 13, 32, 43( Do C. Rank is the number of pivots of the matrix. For C, the rank is 2.).
    • Homework 4, due on Oct 4, 3.3; 1, 4, 25, 29; 3.4: 2, 5, 11, 12.
    • Homework 5, due on Oct 11, 3.4: 15, 16, 19, 20, 22, 27, 32, 37, 41,  43. 
    • Homework 6, due on Oct 18, 3.5: 2, 5, 11, 24, 29, 30; 4.1: 4, 13, 16, 26.
    • Homework 7, due on Oct 25, 4.2: 1 (b), 3 (b), 19, 20; 4.3: 1,2, 3, 12; 4.4: 1, 11.
    • Homework 8, due on Nov 1, 4.4: 18, 21, 22, 23; 5.1: 1, 7, 8, 11, 18,  29. 
    • Homework 9, due on Nov 10, Thursday. 
    • Homework 10, due on Nov 17, Thursday, 6.1: 6, 16, 33, 36; 8.1: 2, 13,14; 8.2: 10,11, 15, 24.
    • Homework 11, due on Nov 29, Tue, 6.2: 15, 16, 22, 30; 6.4: 3, 7, 16 (Use 33 you can see why the eigenvalues are all pure imaginary), 31, 33.
    • Homework 12, due on Dec 8, Thursday.
      Exam:
      Final Exam guide: Guide, Guide with answers