# Winter 2019 - Math 33A

Linear Algebra

**Course Meeting time and location**

Monday, Wednesday and Friday

11:00 - 11:50 am

Franz Hall 1178

**Course Instructor Contact Information and Office Hours**

6617D Math Building

E-mail: jmadrid at math dot ucla dot edu

Office hours: Monday 2:00 pm- 3:00 pm (`MS 3915A`

)/Thursday 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm (MS 6118)

**Teaching Assistant**

3973 Math Building

E-mail: jbahr at math dot ucla dot edu

**1C: **BOELTER 5420 / Tuesday / 11:00am-11:50am

**1D: **BOELTER 5422 / Thursday / 11:00am-11:50am

2344 Math Building

E-mail: nickboschert at math dot ucla dot edu

**1A: **BOELTER 5422 / Tuesday / 11:00am-11:50am

**1B: **BUNCHE 3143 / Thursday / 11:00am-11:50am

2350 Math Building

E-mail: eprimozic at math dot ucla dot edu

**1E: **BOELTER 5280 / Tuesday / 11:00am-11:50am

**1F: **BOELTER 5420 / Thursday / 11:00am-11:50am

**Course Description**

**https://www.math.ucla.edu/ugrad/courses/math/33A**

**Textbook:**

O. Bretscher, *Linear Algebra*, 5th Ed., Prentice Hall.

Syllabus and Schedule of the Lectures and Homework Assignments

Chapter 8, suggested problems: 8.1.4, 8.1.9, 8.1.12, 8.2.3, 8.2.5, 8.2.8.

**Week 0, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5,6,7,8 ,9 and 10: **Lectures.

**Homework:**

Homework will be collected every Wednesday before the beginning of the lectures, starting on Wednesday, January 16, and returned every Thursday in TA meetings; there will be nine assignments.

In the schedule of lectures (above) you can see the exact questions. Only some of the questions, chosen at random, will actually be graded,

however it is strongly recommended that you attempt all the questions in the assignment. Late homework will not be accepted, but your lowest homework score will be dropped

Your homework has to be submitted in a form obeying the following rules:

In the upper right corner of the first page put:

- Last and first name.
- Student ID.
- Date, Homework number.
- Staple your homework.
- Write legible. No crumpled, torn paper.
- Label each solution with the section and problem number (e.g. 2.4 #5).

We will not accept your homework if it violates any of the above rules.

*Week 10: (No homework!) suggested problems:

**Exams:**

1a**Sample midterms****,**1b,**Midterm 1:**11:00-11:50 am, Monday, February 04, 2019**Exam****Midterm 2:**11:00-11:50 am , Monday, February 25, 2019**Exam****Sample finals:**1**,**2**Final Exam:**11:30-14:30 am. Monday, March 18, 2019 .**Final Exam***Calculators:*You may use basic calculators; non-programmable, non-graphing calculator in exams.

**Grades****:**

**Option 1: Option 2: Option 3:**

15% Homework . 15% Homework . 15% Homework.

20% Midterm 1. 30% Midterm 1. --------------

20% Midterm 2 . --------------- 30% Midterm 2.

45% Final Exam. 55% Final Exam. 55% Final Exam.

**Hints:**

It is highly recommended to think about the problems on your own,

teamwork is also recommended but write up the solutions on your own.