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Unformatted text preview: Math 331-M001-Syllabus Instructor: Dr. William Wylie, Assistant Professor of Mathematics email: [email protected] Office: 317H Carnegie Phone: 3-1578 Office Hours: T 11-12:30, W 1-2:30, or by appointment. Course Supervisor: Dr. Gregory Verchota, Professor of Mathematics email: [email protected] Office: 229A Physics Phone: 3-1579 Lecture: TR 9:30-10:50am, Carnegie 219 Text: “Linear Algebra and its applications” by David Lay, fourth edition, Addison-Wesley. Topics: Linear equations, Linear Transformations, Matrices, n-dimensional Euclidean Spaces, Geometric aspects of Linear Algebra. This covers portions of (or all of) Chapters 1, 2, 3, 5, and 6 of the text. If time permits, portions of Chapter 4 may also be included. Course Restrictions: Credit will not be given for both MAT 331 and MAT 485. Prerequisites: MAT 286 or MAT 296 Calculators: Symbolic calculators, e.g., TI 89 or TI92 are not allowed. Standard scientific calculators are allowed in exams and quizzes, but students may need to show work for full credit. Course webpage: http://wwylie.mysite.syr.edu/Fall2011/ Please inform your instructor of any problems that you have with the course. Problems not satis- factorily resolved with your instructor should be brought to the attention of the Course Supervisor (listed above) without delay. Homework/Quizzes: There will be weekly homework assigned each Thursday. Assignments will be announced in class and posted on the course web page. There will be a quiz the following Thursday consisting of one or two exact problems from the homework assigned during the previous week. Homework may also be collected.week....
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