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Unformatted text preview: About the Midterm There will be a mix of problems on the midterm; some will be similar to written homework exercises, and some will be similar to WebWork exercises. There will be some definitions and maybe some short proofs. However, you dont need to memorize the 10 axioms of a vector space, I will give those to you. There will be no notes on the midterm, and you wont need a calculator. Anything presented in lecture up until Wednesday, January 27, is fair game for the midterm. I will not try to write an exhaustive list of everything that will appear on the midterm. However, off the top of my head, some things that I think are important: You should know how to solve a system of linear equations and write the solution set in vector form. Related topics: augmented matrices, row equivalence, matrix equations, geometric interpretation as lines, planes and hyperplanes, particular and homogeneous solutions, pivot variables, free variables, ......
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- Spring '10