Syllabus MAT220 Fall 2003
Linear Algebra

 

Instructor:
Prof. Carlos C. Rodriguez, ES-319B, 442-4617
Office Hours:
Weds. 9-11 and by Appointment.
Text:
Howard Anton: Elementary Linear Algebra, John Wiley, 8th edition.
Web:
http://omega.albany.edu:8008/mat220


EVALUATION
(All exams are on Thursdays)

Exam I Thrs. Sept. 18The Algebra of Matrices. Chaps 1.
Exam II Thrs. Oct. 16Determinants and Vector Spaces. Chap 2-4+.
Exam III Thrs. Nov. 06General Linear Transformations. Chap 5-6.
Exam IV Thrs. Dec. 04Diagonalization. Chap 7-8.


Final grade is computed by taking the average of the best 3 out of the 4 grades (i.e. lowest grade is dropped). MINIMUM REQUIRED TO PASS THE COURSE IS 30 POINTS. All grades are from 0 to 100 points.


All students must have working computer accounts within the first week of classes. Exam grades will be emailed to your UA account before the wednesday following the exam.