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# Elementary Linear Algebra -- Spring 2019

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Jump to navigationJump to search**MTH 329 – Elementary Linear Algebra.** Systems of linear equations, matrices and determinants, vector spaces, linear transformations, eigenvalues, eigenvectors, and applications. PR: ACT Math 27 or MTH132 or MTH229 or IST131. 3 Credit Hours

- Time and Place: 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm MWF at 511 Smith Hall.
- Instructor: Peter Saveliev (call me Peter).
- Office: Smith Hall 713.
- Office Hours: MWF 2:00, or by appointment.
- Office Phone: x4639.
- E-mail: saveliev@marshall.edu.
- Class Web-Page: math03.com.
- Prerequisites: excellent algebra skills, working knowledge of basic Euclidean geometry, good understanding of functions, precalculus -- same as for Calculus I.
- Text: the lecture notes.
- Outcomes: the student will learn vector algebra and matrix algebra and how to apply them.
- Computer Restrictions: graphic calculator TI-83 or TI-83+.
- Activities: the student will practice each outcome via the homework given in the textbook and online.
- Evaluation: the student achievement of each outcome will be assessed via in-class quizzes, online quizzes (webwork.marshall.edu), and in-class tests.
- Grade Breakdown:
- participation: $20\%$,
- quizzes: $30\%$,
- midterm: $20\%$,
- final exam: $30\% $;

i.e., the total score is the following weighted average of the five scores: $$\text{TOTAL }= .20 \times P + .30\times Q + .20\times M + .30\times F.$$

- Chapter 2, sections: 1, 2, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 12, 15, 16;
- Chapter 3, sections: 1, 3, 4, 5, 6, 8, 11, 12 (start);
- Chapter 4, sections: 1, 11, 12, 13 (start), 14;
- Chapter 13, sections: 10;
- Chapter 14, sections: 2 (1/2), 3 (1/2);
- Chapter 16, sections: 2, 3, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10 (1/2), 13;
- Chapter 18, sections: 1, 2;
- Chapter 23, sections: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8?, 10?, 11?, 13?, 14?.

**LINKS:**

**Course policy**- Tutoring
- Webwork: http://webwork.marshall.edu/webwork2/S19-Math-329-Saveliev/
- Upcoming exams:
- Elementary Linear Algebra -- Spring 2019 -- midterm, Monday March 11.
- Elementary Linear Algebra -- Spring 2019 -- final exam, Monday May 6, 3-5 pm. (Note: If the two-hour time allowance results in a conflict in exam times, it is the student’s responsibility to notify the professor of the later course and to reschedule the later exam.)

- Old exams (not to be used for practicing):