Math 540: Honors linear algebra

Text: Linear algebra (4th edition) Friedberg, Insel, Spence

There will be homeworks collected weekly and one midterm.
The final grade will be weighted as follows: Homework 35%, midterm 25%, final 40%.


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Professor Richard Kenyon
Tel. 863-6406
rkenyon -at- math dot brown dot edu
office: Kassar 305
Office hours: M 1-3pm, Thurs 3-4pm


final: May 11, 2pm, Salomon 001 (Note change of location!).

No notes, books, or calculators will be allowed.

End of semester practice problems:
Page 279: 7,8
Page 322: 1,2,6,13,19
answers here .

Practice midterm
Late homework will not be accepted.
Your lowest homework grade will be dropped.

Homework 1, due in class Wednesday Jan 28:
Page 5,6: 2a,3a
Page 12: 1,3,4b,4c,8,12,13,18,21
Page 19: 1,5,14,24

Homework 2, due in class Wednesday Feb 4:
Page 19: 26
Page 33: 3b,d,f,4b,d,f,6,10,12,14

Homework 3, due in class Wednesday Feb 11:
Page 40: 3, 11, 15, 17
Page 54: 3b,d, 8, 9,12,14,17,20,30

Homework 4, due in class Wednesday Feb 18:
Page 57: 26
Page 74: 3,5,11,14,15,18,21

Homework 5, due in class Wednesday Feb 25:
Page 84: 4,9,13,16
Page 96: 9,11,12,13,17

Homework 6, due in class Wednesday Mar 4:
Page 106: 2, 4, 7, 9, 15, 16, 17

Homework 7, due in class Wednesday April 1:
page 118, 9,10
page 152: 9
Page 166: 5f, 5h, 6e,6f, 17, 21
Page 180: 6,7,8
Page 195: 2d,2f,8

Homework 8, due in class Wednesday April 8:
page 197: 10
page 208: 3b,4b,9
page 221: 4,16,22,23

Homework 9, due in class Wednesday April 15:
page 229: 11,12,13,15,21
page 237: 4f

Homework 10, due in class Wednesday April 22:
page 256: 3b,d, 8,17,21
page 279: 2b,2d,2f,18

Reading:
For Jan 26: Read pages 1-35.
For Feb 2: Read pages 36-61.
For Feb 9: Read pages 64-74.
For Feb 16: Read pages 79-106.
For Mar 2: Read pages 110-123.
For Mar 30: Read up to page 228.
For Apr 6: Read up to page 244.
For Apr 13: Read up to 279.
For Apr 20: 313-352.