102 (Applied Linear
Algebra) - Winter
- Lectures: MWF 12:00-12:50, in HSS 1330.
Office Hours: MW 1-2,
in AP&M 6256.
Phone: 858-534-6297; E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
JOHANNA HENNIG -
Sections: W 5-5:50,W 6-6:50, in CNTR
Office Hours: M 3-4, W 3-4, F 2-3, and by appt., in AP&M 5132. E-mail: email@example.com
MICHAEL KASA - Discussion
Sections: W 3-3:50, W 4-4:50, in CNTR 201.
Office Hours: M 2-3, Th 1-3 and by appt., in AP&M 6452. E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
WHAT IS MATH 102?This
is a second
undergraduate course in linear algebra. In this course we will cover
systems of linear equations, matrices, determinants and vector spaces.
cover selected topics from Chapters 1-6 in the textbook.
TEXT Poole, David. Linear Algebra - A Modern Introduction,
Third Edition (Brooks/Cole, 2011). You
are expected to read the text BEFORE each lecture. It is very important
that you ATTEND each lecture. The students
enrolled in this class are expected to be familiar with the material in
Chapters I and II of the textbook. Although these chapters will be
briefly reviewed in class, the students are strongly advised to review
sections 1.1-1.3 and 2.1-2.3 on their own before the end of the first
week of classes.
- Midterm I - Friday, February 3, 12:00 noon, in HSS 1330.
Topics: Chapter 1 (Sections 1.1-1.4), Chapter 2 (Sections 2.1-2.2),
Chapter 3 (Sections 3.1-3.2). Exam 1 solutions.
- Midterm II - Friday, March 2, 12:00
in HSS 1330.
Topics: Sections 3.3, 6.1-6.4. Exam 2 solutions.
- Final Exam - Wednesday, March 21,
Location: HSS 1330. Topics:
Review: M 9-10, in CSB 001. Additional office hrs. (final exam week):
Popescu: M2-3, T4:30-5:30; Hennig: T1-3 in B412 (AP&M); Kasa: T10-1 in
No notes, textbooks, or
are allowed during exams. No make-up exams will be given and no late
homework will be accepted. Cheating on an exam results in 0 points for
that exam, as well as
further disciplinary action. Please
read very carefully the following ACADEMIC
- Midterms 1+2: 20% each; Final Exam: 40%;
Homework: 20%. The grading will be done on a curve, the median
corresponding to a B-/C+.
Help with mathematical problems:
Help with personal problems which
affect your class work:
- Section: Ask
questions in section --- this is one of the main reasons why sections
- Office Hours: You
are strongly advised to take full advantage of your professor's and
- Classmates: Sometimes
a classmate can help. Sometimes you can learn by working out problems
together with your classmates.
- Talk to the professor or, if appropriate, your