Course Meeting Times
Lectures: 2 sessions / week, 1.5 hours / session
This course offers a rigorous treatment of linear algebra, including vector spaces, systems of linear equations, bases, linear independence, matrices, determinants, eigenvalues, inner products, quadratic forms, and canonical forms of matrices. Compared with 18.06 Linear Algebra, more emphasis is placed on theory and proofs.
Axler, Sheldon J. Linear Algebra Done Right. Springer, 2004. ISBN: 9780387982588. [Preview with Google Books]
There will be nine graded homework assignments. Late homework will not be accepted.
There will be three eighty-minute exams during the lecture hour, and one three-hour final exam. All exams will be closed book.
|Eighty-minute Exam 1||15|
|Eighty-minute Exam 2||15|
|Eighty-minute Exam 3||15|