Matrix Theory, SM261
On this page you will find information for Matrix Theory, SM261. Periodically information will be posted with the date.
See the links at the bottom of the page for useful information.
08/22/2016: First day of class.
10/05/2016: Test 1 announced. It will be Monday October 17, 2016. It will cover everything on the syllabus up to Section 2.II.1 of the text (Day 19)
11/30/2016: Test 2 will be Friday December 2, 2016. A 3" by 5" handwritten (front and back) notecard will be allowed for the Test.
Textbook: The text for Fall 2016-2017 is Hefferon's Linear Algebra, the Dec. 2014 version. It is free.
Course Policies: Can be found here.
Syllabus: Can be found here.
- HW1: # 1.18 (Due Fri 08/26/2016)
- HW1.5: Worksheet for Section I.3 (Due Wed 08/31/2016)
- HW2: #1.20,1.25,1.29,2.15-2.18,2.27,2.28, 3.15 (Due Fri 09/02/2016)
- HW3: #II.1.2-7, #II.2.11-15, 26, All problems at the end of Matrix Comp worksheet (Due Fri 09/09/2016)
- HW4: #III.1.8,10,12, #III.2.10,18,20. #IV.3.24-26 (Due Fri 09/16/2016)
- HW5: #3.IV.4.13-15, Matrix Eqs Worksheet (Skip Prob. 3) (Due Fri 09/23/2016)
- HW6: #4.I.1#1,3,4, 4.I.2#8,15, 4.III.1#12 (Due Fri 09/30/2016)
- HW7: 2.I.1#18, 22d), 28a), (Due Fri 10/7/2016)
2.I.2#22,23 (Due Wed 10/12/2016)
- HW8: 2.II.1 #20 a) b), #35.
- HW9: Worksheet (Due Fri 10/28/2016)
- HW10: Worksheet10 (Due Fri 11/4/2016)
- HW11: Worksheet11 (Due Mon 11/14/2016)
- HW12: Worksheet12 (Due Wed 11/30/2016)
Voting Questions From Class
- Go through the MATLAB tutorial on Prof. Overman's (OSU) website.
- Videos on linear algebra (Prof. Strang at MIT)
- Project 3 (see problem 9)
- sm261 course review/synopsis (pdf)
- Lecture notes for the course
- Prof Beezer's free linear algebra book.
- interactive linear algebra examples.
- Tutorial on change of basis
- tutorial on eigenvalues and eigenvectors
- tutorial on visualizing matrix transformations geometrically
- Spring 2009-2010 final
- Fall 2009-2010 final, with solutions.
- Fall 2003-2004 final, with solutions.
- Fall 2000-2001 final.
- Fall 1996-1997 final.