Math 206 Fall 2009 Course Schedule

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Class Date Topic Homework problems (to be turned in)
1 Tuesday

September 22

Welcome to Math 206

1.1: Systems of Linear Equations

HW 1 Due on Tuesday 9/29:

Exercises 1.1: 1, 4, 7, 11, 17, 19, 23, 24

2 Thursday

September 24

1.1: Systems of Linear Equations

1.2: Row Reduction and Echelon Forms

HW 1 Due on Tuesday 9/29:

Exercises 1.2: 1, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 11, 12, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 33

3 Friday

September 25

Introduction to Maple

1.2: Row Reduction and Echelon Forms

4 Monday

September 28

1.3: Vector Equations HW 2 Due on Tuesday 10/6:

Exercises 1.3: 1, 3, 5, 9, 11, 13, 15, 18, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26

5 Tuesday

September 29

HW 1 Due

Quiz 1 on 1.1-1.2

1.4: The Matrix Equation Ax=b

HW 2 Due on Tuesday 10/6:

Exercises 1.4: 1-10, 12, 14, 17, 19, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26

6 Thursday

October 1

1.5: Solution Sets of Linear Systems HW 2 Due on Tuesday 10/6:

Exercises 1.5: 1-10, 24(a), (c), (e), 25, 27, 33, 34

7 Friday

October 2

Maple Lab: Applications of Linear Systems
8 Monday

October 5

1.7: Linear Independence HW 3 Due on Thursday 10/15:

Exercises 1.7: 1, 4, 5, 6, 9, 12, 21, 22, 23-30, 33-38

9 Tuesday

October 6

HW 2 Due

Quiz 2 on 1.3-1.5

1.8: Introduction to Linear Transformations

HW 3 Due on Thursday 10/15:

Exercises 1.8: 1, 3, 6, 8, 10, 12, 16, 19, 20, 21, 22, 29, 30

10 Thursday

October 8

1.9: The Matrix of a Linear Transformation HW 3 Due on Thursday 10/15:

Exercises 1.9: 1, 2, 4, 8, 10, 16, 18, 23, 24, 29, 30

11 Friday

October 9

Work on Applications of Linear Systems Lab
12 Monday

October 12

Lab Assignment 1 Due

2.1: Matrix Operations

HW 3 Due on Thursday 10/15:

Exercises 2.1: 1-9 odd, 10, 12, 15, 16, 17, 22, 23, 27

13 Tuesday

October 13

Review for Exam 1
14 Thursday

October 15

HW 3 Due (1.7, 1.8, 1.9, 2.1)

In-class Exam 1

15 Friday

October 16

NO CLASS

16 Monday

October 19

2.2: The Inverse of a Matrix HW 4 Due on Tuesday 10/27:

Exercises 2.2: 1, 4, 7, 9, 10, 13-24, 31, 37

17 Tuesday

October 20

2.2: The Inverse of a Matrix

2.3: Characterizations of Invertible Matrices

HW 4 Due on Tuesday 10/27:

Exercises 2.3: 1-8, 11, 12, 15, 16, 27, 33

18 Thursday

October 22

2.3: Characterizations of Invertible Matrices

Begin discussion of Lab 2

19 Friday

October 23

Maple Lab

Viewable Maple file for multiplying matrices and finding inverses

Viewable Maple file for finding the LU decomposition of a matrix

Lab 2 due on Monday 11/2
20 Monday

October 26

2.8: Subspaces of R^n HW 5 Due on Tuesday 11/3:

Exercises 2.8: 5, 7(c), 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 18, 20, 21(b),(c),(d), 22(b),(c),(d), 23, 24, 27, 28, 29

21 Tuesday

October 27

Quiz 3 on 2.2-2.3

HW 4 Due (2.2, 2.3)

2.8: Subspaces of R^n

2.9: Dimension and Rank

22 Thursday

October 29

2.9: Dimension and Rank HW 5 Due on Tuesday 11/3:

Exercises 2.9: 3, 6, 9, 10, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17(c),(d), 18(a),(d),(e), 19, 20, 21, 23, 24

23 Friday

October 30

NO CLASS
24 Monday

November 2

Lab Assignment 2 Due

3.1: Introduction to Determinants

HW 6 Due on Tuesday 11/10:

Exercises 3.1: 5, 6, 11, 12, 19-24, 33-36, 37, 38

25 Tuesday

November 3

Quiz 4 on 2.8-2.9

HW 5 Due (2.8, 2.9)

3.2: Properties of Determinants

HW 6 Due on Tuesday 11/10:

Exercises 3.2: 15-20, 21, 22, 25, 26, 29, 31-36, 39, 40

26 Thursday

November 5

Summary of 3.2: Properties of Determinants

5.1 (part 1): Eigenvalues and Eigenvectors

HW 6 Due on Tuesday 11/10:

Exercises 5.1 (part 1): 1-6, 19

27 Friday

November 6

NO CLASS
28 Monday

November 9

5.1 (part 2): Eigenvalues and Eigenvectors

5.2: The Characteristic Equation

HW 7 Due on Tuesday 11/17:

Exercises 5.1 (part 2): 7, 8, 11, 14, 17, 18, 25, 26

29 Tuesday

November 10

Quiz 5 on 3.1, 3.2, 5.1 (part 1)

HW 6 Due (3.1, 3.2, 5.1 (part 1))

5.2: The Characteristic Equation

HW 7 Due on Tuesday 11/17:

Exercises 5.2: 3, 8, 9, 12, 15, 16, 18, 19, 24

30 Thursday

November 12

5.2: The Characteristic Equation

5.3: Diagonalization

31 Friday

November 13

Maple Lab 3 (Determinants) due on Friday 11/20
32 Monday

November 16

Review
33 Tuesday

November 17

In-class Exam 2

HW 7 Due (5.1 (part 2), 5.2)

34 Thursday

November 19

5.3: Diagonalization HW 8 Due on Monday 11/23:

Exercises 5.3: 1, 6, 7, 9, 11, 16, 21, 22, 23, 24, 27, 29

35 Friday

November 20

Maple Lab 3 Due

Maple Lab 4 (Eigenvalues and Eigenvectors)

36 Monday

November 23

Quiz 6 (5.3)

HW 8 Due (5.3)

6.1: Inner Product, Length, and Orthogonality

This assignment will not be collected, but you should complete it to prepare for Quiz 7 and the final exam:

6.1: 1-8, 9-17 odd, 19(a),(b),(c), 20(a),(b),(c),(d), 22, 23, 24, 27, 28, 29, 31

37 Tuesday

November 24

NO CLASS
Thursday

November 27

No class: Thanksgiving
Friday

November 28

No class: Thanksgiving
38 Monday

November 30

39 Tuesday

December 1

Quiz 7 (6.1)

6.2: Orthogonal Sets

This assignment will not be collected, but you should complete it to prepare for the final exam:

6.2: 1-13 odd, 23(a),(c),(d), 24(a),(b),(d),(e), 27, 29, 32

40 Thursday

December 3

6.2: Orthogonal Sets This assignment will not be collected, but you should complete it to prepare for the final exam:

6.2: 1-13 odd, 23(a),(c),(d), 24(a),(b),(d),(e), 27, 29, 32

41 Friday

December 4

Maple Lab 4 Due on Wednesday, December 9

Work on Maple Lab 4




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