Math 272: Linear Algebra with Applications (Spring 2019)
This course concerns the core theory of linear algebra, with specific attention to applications.
Help hours

My office hours in SMUD 401 (tentative):
 Tuesday 1:453:15
 Wednesday 1:453:15
 Friday 1:302:30

Sam Rothberg’s help hours:
 Tuesday and Wednesday 810pm in SMUD 206

Fernando Liu Lopez’s help hours:
 MondayThursday 25 in SMUD 007
 Friday 102 in SCCE D107<li>Or click here to make an individual appointment.</li>
Handouts and other items
 Tablet images I will sometimes write on a tablet rather than the chalkboard. What I write will be shared at this link, so that you do not need to copy it down.
 1/28: Syllabus
 1/30: Augmented Matrix Examples
 2/22: Demo: rowreduction and determinants
 3/8: Least Squares Notes
Homework
Problem sets will be posted here. All problem sets are due at 10pm, via Gradescope.
 Course Survey / Gradescope instructions (due 1/30)
 Problem Set 1 (due 2/6)
 Problem Set 2 (due
2/132/15)  Problem Set 3 (due 2/22)
 Problem Set 4 (due 3/1)
 Problem Set 5 (due 3/20)
 Problem Set 6 (due 3/27)
 Problem Set 7 (due 4/3)
 Problem Set 8 (due 4/10)
 Problem Set 9 (now complete) (due 4/24)
 Problem Set 10 (due Friday, 5/3)
Mathematica Labs
 Lab 1 Introduction to Mathematica
 Lab 2 Linear combinations
 Lab 3 Least Squares
 Lab 4 Orthonormal Bases
 Lab 5 The PageRank algorithm
Exams

Midterm 1: Wednesday 3/6
 Remember to make a onepage notesheet (front and back)!
 Sample Exam 1 / Solutions
 Sample Exam 2 / Solutions
 Exam / Solutions

Midterm 2: Wednesday 4/17
 Remember to make a onepage notesheet (front and back)!
 Sample Exam 1 / Solutions
 Sample Exam 2 / Solutions
 Exam / Solutions

Final Exam: Monday May 13 at 2pm, SMUD 014
 Remember to make a onepage notesheet (front and back)!
 The final exam will emphasize topics covered since the second midterm, but may include questions from the entire course.
 Sample exam 1 (skip #4 and #7(d), which we did not cover this term) / Solutions
 Sample exam 2 / Solutions
 Other old final exams (note that topic coverage is a little different every semester)
 Exam / Solutions