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21-241 Matrices and Linear Transformations Fall 2020 Syllabus Monday, August 31 Welcome to Matrices and Linear Transformations! In this syllabus you will find basic information you need to navigate the course, a description of what we will be studying this semester, and advice intended to help you succeed in the course and make the class time enjoyable and productive. Please read this document carefully and save it as a reference. Don’t worry if some of the mathematical terminology is new to you, we will be starting from scratch and will define all new concepts as they arise. image: CalcPlot3D
1 Basic Information Instructor Instructor David Offner Email [email protected] (Please use Piazza for non-personal messages) Office Hours MTWRF 1-2pm Teaching assistants TA Office hours Marcos Mazari Armida (mmazaria) R 9-10 am and 5.30-6.30 pm Grace Kang (gfkang) TW 3-4 pm Clara Wang (claraw) MF 5:30-6:30 pm Kelly Wang (kkwang) MF 4-5pm Alex Zheng (azzheng) Eric Zheng (ericzhen) TR 12-1pm Lecture and recitation times Lecture 3 MWF 9:20-10:10 Lecture 4 MWF 10:40-11:30 Recitation G (EZ) R 8-8:50am Recitation H (KW) R 10:40-11:30am Recitation I (CW) R 6:40-7:30pm Recitation J (MMA) R 1:20-2:10pm Recitation K (AZ) R 2:40-3:30pm Recitation L (GK) R 6:40-7:30pm Course materials Course Website canvas.cmu.edu/courses/18347 Required Textbook Introduction to Linear Algebra , 5th edition, by Gilbert Strang Corequisite 15-151 or 21-128 Course websites and communication: Course materials will be archived and resources will be linked at the course Canvas site. We will use Piazza for online out-of-class discussion and announcements. Rather than emailing questions to the teaching staff, you are encouraged to ask and answer questions there. We will use Gradescope for turning in and grading homework and exams. Both Piazza and Gradescope are linked from our Canvas site, and the Piazza site can be viewed directly at piazza.com/cmu/fall2020/21241 .

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