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21-241 Matrix Algebra

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Assignments: Week #1

Reading:

  • Monday: Sections 2.1. (Also see posted notes on Systems of Linear Equations, section 1.1 The Fundamental Problem in Linear Algebra).
  • Wednesday: Section 2.2. (Also see posted notes on Systems of Linear Equations, section 1.2 Solutions to Systems of Linear Equations).
  • Friday: Sections 2.1 and 2.2. (Also see posted notes on Systems of Linear Equations, section 1.3 Solving Systems of Linear Equations).

Exercises:

  • Friday: Week #1 Written Homework:
    1. Section 2.1 #33. Use the "operations" discussed in class to solve this problem.
    2. Section 2.1 #35. Use the "operations" discussed in class to solve this problem.
    3. Section 2.1 #40
    I know some of you have been delayed in optaining the textbook, so here is a pdf file with this weeks homework problems.
  • Friday: There is no online assignment this week, but log into WeBWorK once it is available and try the
    Tutorial
    Practice Assignment
    [Note: These assignments will be "graded" by the WeBWorK system, but these grades will not be included in your averages. The assignments do not need to be completed by Wednesday, and will continue to be available after that.]
  • Homework assignments may be turned in before or after class on the due day, or may be placed in your TA's mailbox before 3:20pm on that day. The TA's mailboxes are in the Math Department office, WEH 6113.

    Please make sure your homework includes the following:

    1. Your name (on every page if you ignore #4.),
    2. Your class section,
    3. The names of those students with whom you have collaborated,
    4. a staple.