Math 355: Linear Algebra, Summer 2005
Instructor: Amanda Knecht
Office: Herman Brown 447
Phone: Ext 2868
Email: knecht@math.rice.edu
Time: MTWRF
Location: KH 101 (campus map)
Syllabus (PDF)
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Book: Linear Algebra (3rd Edition) by Stephen H. Friedberg,
This book can be found for around $15 on the web
since I chose an old edition. The ISBN
is 0132338599.
Office Hours: TWR 1:003:00 PM
Reminder: Every time the book uses an F or S as a field, substitute R, the real numbers, unless it states otherwise.
Daily Schedule :
Date  Chapter in Book  Homework 
Tuesday, May 10  1.2, 1.3, 1.4 
p.11: Prove : In a vector space, the additive inverse is unique. p.1215: Ex. 1, 3,4abcd, 5, 6, 8, 11, 12, 13, 16, 17 p.1923: Ex. 1, 2abd, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8abcd, 9, 11, 12, 20, 23, 24 p.3134: Ex. 1, 2ac, 3ac, 4ac, 5, 6, 7, 8, 10, 11, 14

Wednesday, May 11 
1.5, 1.6, 2.1

p.3839: Ex. 1, 6, 9, 16 p.5154: Ex. 1, 5, 7, 8, 9, 11, 14, 23, 30 p.6972: Ex. 1, 3, 6, 10, 12, 14, 16

Thursday, May 12  2.2, 2.3, 2.4 
p.7779: Ex 1,3,4,6,7,12 p.8991: Ex 1,2a,11,12,14 (11 is important) p. 99100: Ex. 1, 2, 3, 6, 10, 16

Friday, May 13  2.5, 3.1, Test Review 
Test 1 covers Chapters 1 and 2 p. 107109: Ex. 1, 2a, 3a, 4, 9 p. 142143: Ex. 1, 2, 9, 10, 11, 12

Monday, May 16 
3.2, 3.3 
p. 155: Ex. 1, 3, 5abe, 6ab, 7, 8, 11, 12, 15, 21 p. 169: Ex. 1,, 2ab, 3ab, 6, 9, 10

Tuesday, May 17  3.4, 4.1, 4.2 
p.184: Ex. 1, 2abcd, 3, 5, 8 p.196: Ex. 1ac, 5, 7, 8, 9 p. 209: Ex. 2, 5, 7, 11

Wednesday, May 18  4.3, 4.4, 5.1 
p. 209: Ex. 1, 4, 13, 15, 17, 20, 22, 25 p. 216: Ex. 1, 2, 8, 9, 11, 20 p. 247: Ex. 1, 2abc, 3abc, 4

Thursday, May 19  5.2, 5.4 
p. 247: Ex. 8, 9, 10, 12, 14, 15, 17 p. 286: Ex. 1, 2ag, 3ae, 10, 11, 18 p. 309: Ex. 1, 2ace, 5, 19

Friday, May 20  Applications, Test Review  Test 2 covers Capters 3, 4, and 5 
Monday, May 23  6.1 
p. 322: Ex. 1,2, 5, 8, 10, 11, 12, 14, 22, 23

Tuesday, May 24  6.2, 6.3 
p. 334: Ex. 1, 2, 4, 7, 10, 17 p. 345: Ex. 1, 2, 3, 7, 8, 16

Wednesday, May 25  6.4, 6.5 
p. 354: Ex. 1, 2, 3, 5, 13abde p. 369: Ex. 1, 2ace, 3, 4, 5, 11, 12, 16, 25

Thursday, May 26  7.1, 7.2, 7.3 
p. 452: Ex. 1, 2, 3 p.466: Ex. 1, 2, 3, 4

Friday, May 27  Course Review 
The final covers Chapters 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7 Extra Credit for final due by 2 PM

Friday, June 3  Final must be in my office by noon! Late exams will not be accepted. 