Math 200A: Linear
Welcome to the Math 200A homepage!
Here is where you'll find problem sets, solutions (in web-viewable and printable
forms), and various other sorts of course materials. Printable files are in Adobe PDF format (get
Acrobat Reader); when printing, be sure to uncheck "Fit to Page" for best results.
Basic course materials: Syllabus, Topic Map, Attack Plan, and Calendar for the term.
CampusWire link: Post questions and/or start discussions here (code is 0103); I'll answer them as I see them!
Review Sheets, in PDF
Linear algebra preliminaries
Logic and proof
Span, linear independence, and basis
Basis, coordinates, and the FTVS (plus column-vector methods)
Linear transformations, part 1: kernel, image, and from collections/matrices
Linear transformations, part 2: the Fundamental Theorem of Linear Transformations and change-of-basis
Endomorphisms, similarity, and diagonalization
Matrix algebra, the determinant, and the characteristic polynomial
Inner product spaces, orthogonality, and projection/approximation
Problem sets are available here,
in PDF form (please print only the page or pages that you need!).
Exam 1 statistics are posted here, along with a blank exam (to practice thinking through any problems that gave you issues).
Exam 2 statistics are posted here, as well as statistics on total points for Exams 1+2.
Exam 3 statistics are posted here, as well as statistics on total points for Exams 1+2+3.
Final Exam will be e-mailed out around 9:00am on 12/15 and will be due back (via writing on it, scanning answers, or taking pictures) via e-mail by noon of that day.