## Linear Algebra

### 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

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.