
Linear Algebra, Fall 2012


Class Times 
MWF 11:30 am 12:20 pm 
Class Room 
ED 401 
Instructor 
Hirotachi Abo

Email 
abo at uidaho.edu 
Office 
315 Brink Hall 
Phone 
(208)8857042 
Office Hours 
M 3:304:20 pm and by appointment



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Prerequisite:
You must have a mastery of MATH 160 or 170 material to proceed.
Text:
Title 
Linear Algebra and its applications (4th edition) 
Author 
David C. Lay 
Publisher 
Addison Wesley 
Year Published 
2011 
Book ID 
0201709708 


Goal:
Linear algebra is one of the most important parts of
modern mathematics. In addition, its applications
continue to spread more and more fields.
The purpose of this course
is to present the principal topics of linear algebra
and to illustrate the power of this subject
through a variety of applications.
This course is a transitional course,
in which a mathematical argument and the construction of the proof
are introduced.
Grading:
Grades will be based on homework, exams and projects
weighted as follows:

Points 
Dates 
Homework 
100 
Fridays 
Exam 1 
100 
09/14/12 
Exam 2 
100 
10/12/12 
Exam 3 
100 
11/14/12 
Final Exam 
200 
12/12/12 (10:0012:00pm) 
The grading scheme is the following:
A  10088 
B  8675 
C  7361 
D  5950 
F  490 
Homework:
Homework will be assigned and collected weekly.
Exams:
There will be two or three one hour exames.
These exames will be based on chapter material and homework problems.
Last Updated: August 13, 2012 by Hirotachi Abo
