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Unformatted text preview: MATH 4 Fall 2010 Instructor: Professor R. C. Reilly Assignment #1 Reading Assignments (Note: Unless stated otherwise, all section and page numbers refer to the textbook for this part of the course, ‘Linear Algebra and Applications (8th edition)’, by S. Leon, or the corresponding ‘Third Custom Edition for UCI’. You are expected to do the assigned readings before the corresponding lectures.) Friday 09/24/2010: Sect 1.1. Monday 09/27/2010: Sect 1.2. (Skip Applications 1, 2, 3 in Sect 1.2; they are for engineers. Application 4 will be covered in the discussion.) Wednesday 09/29/2010: (1) Finish Section 1.2. (2) Start Section 1.3 (through the middle of Page 30). Friday 10/01/2010: (1) Finish Section 1.3 (Skip Application #2) (2) Section 1.4 Things to Prepare for the Discussions Note: These are problems/examples/topics which the Teaching Assistants (TAs) will cover in the discussion sections. You are expected to work on them before you go to the discussions. (A) Prepare these items for the discussion on Tuesday 09/27/2010. (1) Page 11: # 1(b,c); 2; 3(d); 5(b,d) (2) Section 1.2: Carefully go over Application #4 (p. 21), ‘Economic Models for Exchange of Goods’. (B) Prepare these items for the discussion on Thursday 09/30/2010. (1) Page 23 # 1(a, c, e, f). NOTE: In # 1(a, c, e, f) ‘Leon’ asks you to determine which (if any) of the matrices are in row echelon form, and which (if any) are in reduced row echelon form. I would also like you to determine which (if any) are in row- indented form. (Reminder: In the lecture I define a matrix to be in row indented form provided Conditions (ii) and (iii) of the text’s definition of ‘row-echelon...
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