Textbook: Linear Algebra (fifth edition) by Friedberg, Insel and Spence.
Course topics: We will cover the material in Chapters 1-5 and Chapter 7. If time permits, we may also cover some of the material from Chapter 6.
Meeting times: The lectures will be held every Tuesday and Friday 10:20-11:40am in Beck Hall - Room 250 on Livingston Campus.
First Midterm: Tuesday, October 8th.
Second Midterm: Tuesday, November 19th.
Lecturer:
Name:
Simon Thomas
Office:
Hill Center 730 (on Busch Campus)
Office hours:
Tuesday & Wednesday 1:40-3:00pm in Hill 730
Email:
Webpage:
The term grade will be based on the results of the examinations and the solutions of the homework problems. We will have 2 midterm (80 minute) exams and a final exam. Homework will be assigned during most lectures and will be collected each Tuesday. Here are the weights of the different components:
Component |
Percentage |
Midterm #1 |
20% |
Midterm #2 |
20% |
Final Exam |
50% |
Homework |
10% |