Math 2406 -- Spring 2012 -- Skiles 269, MW 3-4:30PM

Instructor:  Greg Blekherman, email: greg@math.gatech.edu

Textbook
: Linear Algebra, Apostol
                        
Office Hours:  4:30-5:30PM Monday, 2-3PM Wednesday, Office: 222 Skiles

Course Policies and Grading: All information concerning grading, homework, quizzes and exams is in the course policies page. 

Calendar and Syllabus:
 
Important dates and lecture schedule are in the course calendar. This calendar is subject to revision during the term
The syllabus for the course is here.



Practice Problems:


Practice problems for Exam 1 are available here in pdf format.

Practice problems for Exam 2 are available here in pdf format.

Practice problems for Exam 3 are available here in pdf format.

Practice problems for the Final Exam are available here in pdf format.
                         


Homework Assignments:


Assignment #1 is here, in pdf format.

Assignment #2. Section 3.5:   #1,2,3,4,10,12,15,21,25
                          Section 3.10: #1,7

Assignment #3. Section 3.10: #6,9,16,17,22,23,26 Solutions to selected problems are posted here.
                          Section 3.13: #1,2

Assignment #4. Section 3.13: #4,6,8,10,11,14,16
Solutions to selected problems are posted here.
                          Section 3.17: #1,2

Assignment #5. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Function_(mathematics) Sections 1, 2.1, 2.2, 2.4-2.6
                                      http://zimmer.csufresno.edu/~larryc/proofs/proofs.html   Solutions to selected problems are posted here.
                                      Do: Direct Proofs #1,5
                                    
         Proof by Contradiction #4
                                            
Proof by Contrapositive #3
                                             If and only If #4
                                             Mathematical Induction #1

                                            
Unwinding Definitions #1
                                             Counterexamples #2

                                             Proof By Exhaustion #1
                                             Well Defined #2
                                             Pigeonhole Principle #1


Assignment #6. Read:
www.math.columbia.edu/~thaddeus/linear/proof.pdf
                          Read: www.aw-bc.com/chartrand/ch15.pdf Sections 1-7. Solutions to selected problems are posted here.
                          Do exercises: 15.9,15.20,15.24,15.26
                          In our textbook do: Section 3.17: #3,4

Assignment #7. Section 4.4: #4,5,7,11,15,18,19,22,24,25,26.
Solutions to selected problems are posted here.

Assignment #8: Section 4.12 #7,8,10,11,14,19 Solutions to selected problems are posted here.
                          Section 4.16: #4,8,10

Assignment #9: Section 4.16: #9,11,15
Solutions to selected problems are posted here.
                          Section 4.21: #10
                          Section 5.8: #4,5,7,9

Assignment #10: Section 5.20: #1,2,3
                            Section 5.22: #2,3,7