Math 355 Section 001

Linear Algebra

Rice University

Fall 2005


Class meetings: MWF 2:00 - 2:50, Herzstein Hall 210
Instructor:Stefan Friedl (friedl@rice.edu, Telephone 4896)
Office hour: Monday 3-4, Thursday 2-3
Graduate student TA: Landon Jennings (landon@math.rice.edu, Telephone 2840)
Help Session: Th 7-9, Herman Brown 427


You can find more information in the syllabus

To prepare for the final exam you can try last year's final exam (and here's an outline for the solution). There will be a review session on Monday 12/5 from 2-4pm. Please come to my office or look in one of the adjacent class rooms. Landon will also run a help session on Thursday 12/8 from 7-9pm.

You can now download Midterm #1. It is due Friday October 7 at 2pm in class. I will not accept late exams.

Review sheet for Exam 2.
Here is last year's exam #2 and its solution. Ignore the very first question.

This was Midterm #2 and here is a solution to midterm #2.
Here is a summary on how to find the Jordan form of a matrix.
On Wednesday 11/23 (the day before Thanksgiving) we covered the following material from the book: Section 5.8, pages 226--229 (ignore the part on `Best Approximation') and continue with the `Traditional Gram-Schmidt Process' on p. 231.

Homework

Homework assignment #1 due Friday 9/2
Homework assignment #2 due Friday 9/9
Homework assignment #3 due Friday 9/16
Homework assignment #4 due Friday 9/23 ****** due to hurricane Rita the homework is now due Friday 9/30 *******
Homework assignment #5 due Friday 10/7
Homework assignment #6 due Friday 10/14. Here's the solution to the first problem.
Homework assignment #7 due Friday 10/21. Here's the solution to some of the problems.
Homework assignment #8 due Friday 10/28. Here's the solution to some of the problems.
Homework assignment #9 due Monday 11/7 (i.e. after the midterm is due). Here's the solution to some of the problems.
Homework assignment #10 due Friday 11/11. Here's the solution to some of the problems.
Homework assignment #11 due Friday 11/18. Here's the solution to some of the problems.
Homework assignment #12 due Monday 11/28. Here's the solution to some of the problems.
Homework assignment #13 This assignment will not be collected. Here's the solution to some of the problems.
Homework assignment #14 This assignment will not be collected. Here's the solution to some of the problems.