Math 20F - Linear Algebra - Instructor: Sam Buss - Spring 2003

Quizzes

Quizzes are held in the Tuesday sections, in the last 15 minutes of the section meeting (unless you TA makes other arrangements for your section).  Watch this page for announcements of quiz topics: quiz topics will also be announced ahead of time in Buss's lectures. You may drop your lowest two quiz grades.

Quiz #1, Thursday, April 10.
Topic: Solve a system of linear equations using reduction to (R)REF form.  (Sections 1.1  and 1.2.)
The quiz with answers now available in postscript and pdf formats.

Quiz #2, Thursday, April 17.

Topic: Inverses and linear combinations.
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Quiz #2.5, Thursday, April 24. - Ungraded self-assessment quiz.

Topic: Determinants and Span(...).
The quiz is available online in postscript and pdf formats.  (Try to take the quiz before looking at the answers!)
The quiz with answers is available in postscript and pdf formats.

Quiz #3, Thursday, May 1.

Topic: Linear independence and dependence.  Spanning sets.
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Quiz #4, Thursday, May 8.

Topic: Row space, column space, nullity and rank.
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Quiz #5, Thursday, May 15.

Topic: Change of basis, and matrix representations of linear transformations..
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Quiz #5.5, Thursday, May 22. - Ungraded self-assessment quiz.

Topic: Orthogonality.  Orthogonal complements.  Projection.  Least squares.
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The quiz with answers is available in postscript and pdf formats.

Quiz #6, Thursday, May 29.

Topic: Orthogonal and orthonormal vectors.  Orthogonal matrices.  Projections.
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Quiz #6.5, Thursday, June 5. - Ungraded self-assessment quiz.

Topic: Eigenvalues, eigenvectors, characteristic polynomial, trace, similarity, diagonalizability.
The quiz is available online in postscript and pdf formats.  (Try to take the quiz before looking at the answers!)
The quiz with answers is available in postscript and pdf formats.