MATH461 Linear Algebra Spring 2013

Course Information

  • Instructors
  • Dr. Antoine Mellet / Changhui Tan
  • Lectures
  • M W F, 2:00pm - 3:00pm, room 0126 of Armory Building.
  • Discussions
  • F, 10:00am - 11:15am, room 0411 of Math Building.
  • Instructor's Office Hour
  • TBA, or by appointment, room 3314 of Math Building.
  • TA's Office Hours
  • W 3:15pm - 4:15pm, room 4116 of CSIC Building.
  • F 9:00am - 10:00am, room 1305 of Math Building.
  • Textbook
  • Lay, Linear Algebra and Its Applications, 4th ed., Addison-Wesley.
  • Main course webpage
  • http://www2.math.umd.edu/~mellet/math461/
  • Syllabus
  • Click Here

Homework

  • Homework are scheduled every week. They are due on Friday's discussion session. Additional homework problems are assigned as well. Click HERE for details.
  • Note: The homework assignments below are from the latest 4th edition of Lay's book. Unfortunately, the problems in the 3rd edition are different (so the 3rd edition cannot be used to complete homework assignments).

Matlab Projects

  • 5 Matlab projects are assigned throughout the semester. They are due at the following discussion sessions.
  • Assignments 1 2 3 4 5
    Due day 3/1 3/15 4/5 4/19 5/3
    Download [M1] [M2] [M3] [M4] [M5]

Exams

  • There are 3 exams during the semester.
  • Exam # 1 2 3 Final
    Schedule 2/18 4/1 5/6 5/15
    Chapters 1,2 3,4,5.1-5.2 5.3-5.7,6,7 Cumulative
  • Resources of previous exams:
  • Math test bank. (Previous exams with some solutions)

Grading Information

  • Your grade will be computed as follows:
  • 50% » 3 midterms, 20% each, lowest count for 10%.
  • 30% » Final exam.
  • 10% » Homework assignments.
  • 10% » Matlab projects
  • The final grades with be given by A(90%+), B(80%+), C(70%+), D(60%+), F(60%-).

Contact Information

  • Contact me at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. if you have any questions.
  • My office tel is (301)405-9816. You can also send me an online message HERE.