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Math 211, Introduction to Linear Algebra, Fall 2010 General Information Professor: Andrew Young Email: ajyoung@math.sunysb.edu Office: Mathematics 3-116 Office Hours: MWF, 11:00am-12:00pm Textbook Linear Algebra with Applications , Otto Bretscher, 4th edition. Important Dates September 15, Wednesday - last day to drop a class without recieving a “W”. October 29, Friday - last day to drop a class. “W” will be recorded. Last day to change to Pass/No credit. Homework Homework will be assigned weekly to be turned in at the beginning of Wednesday’s lecture. The homework assignments will be posted on Blackboard. Exams Midterm 1: Wednesday, October 6, in class. Midterm 2: Wednesday, November 3, in class. Final: Monday, December 20, 11:15am-1:45pm. Grades Midterm 1: 25% Midterm 2: 25% Final: 40% Homework: 10% Course Description This course provides an elementary introduction to linear algebra. It covers systems of linear equations, Gauss-Jordan elimination, matrices and determinants, vector (linear) spaces and linear
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Unformatted text preview: transformations, bases, dimension, the Kernel-Image theorem, inner-product spaces, orthogonality, Gram-Schmidt orthogonalization, eigenvalues and eigenvectors, diagonalization. Algebraic objects are considered together with their geometric interpretations. Special Needs If you have a physical, psychological, medical, or learning disability that may impact your course work, please contact Disability Support Services at (631) 632-6748 or http://studentaairs.stonybrook.edu/dss/. They will determine with you what accommodations are necessary and appropriate. All information and documentation is condential. Students who require assistance during emergency evacuation are encouraged to discuss their needs with their professors and Disability Support Services. For procedures and information go to the following website: http://www.sunysb.edu/ehs/re/disabilities.shtml 1...
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This note was uploaded on 09/06/2010 for the course MAT 211 taught by Professor Movshev during the Spring '08 term at SUNY Stony Brook.

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