MATH 221: Linear Algebra and Applications

Section 04 (Fall 2013)

Instructor: Heekyoung Hahn

Email: hahn at math dot duke dot edu

Office: Physics 015

Class hour and room: TuTh 11:45am-1pm (Physics 047)

Office hours: MW 3-4pm (Physics 015) or by appointment

Homework grader: Andrew You (ay46 at duke dot edu)

First day of instruction: August 27 (Tuesday)

Last day of instruction: December 5 (Thursday)

Textbook: Linear Algebra: A geometric approach by T. Shifrin and
M. Adams (2nd ed), Freeman

Midterm 1: October 8 (Tuesday) in class

Midterm 2: November 21 (Thursday) in class

Quiz: September 17 (Tuesday) and October 31 (Thursday), in the last 15
minutes of the class

Final: December 10 (Tuesday) 9:00am-noon, Physics 047

There will be NO make-up exam. It is your responsibility to remember the exam date and time.

No calculators are permitted on tests, quizzes, and final.

Homework problems will be given roughly every week.

Late homework will NOT be accepted.

You are required to check the following link regularly for the updated schedule.

- To see the homework assignments and their dues, click List of homework problems

Homework (10%), Midterm1 (20%), Midterm2 (20%), Quiz (10%), Final (40%)

Note that you must pass your final in order to pass the course.

- For more information, click Course Syllabus

You are required to read and understand the following handouts:

Properties of
Scalars

Logic Premier by
D. Hain

Math
Help Desk

Peer
Tutoring

Weekly workshop: TBA

You are expected to read your text book before each class. You should generally keep pace with the
lecture material. Bring your math problems in your beer
party!!

If you get stuck on homework problems, you don't understand some concept as well as you'd like, or you feel lost and confused, then please ask for help. Office hours are a good thing; you should take advantage of them in all your classes.

Last Modified August 15 (Thursday), 2013.