MATH1030A  Linear Algebra I  2015/16
Announcement
 Quizzes will be held during tutorial every two weeks.
 Each quiz consists of three questions.
 Questions of the quizzes will be coming from the weekly assigned homework problems.
 Quizzes will be held in the following weeks: the week of 21st Sept, 5th Oct, 19th Oct,
16th Nov, 30th Nov, 23rd Nov.  Term test will be held on 2nd of November 7  9 pm at YIA LT3.
 There is no need to hand in homework. But the questions will appear in quizzes.
 I would like to thank Fung Jai and Steven who volunteer to send me their hand written notes they took during class.
 Math. Info. Party Date: Oct 9 (Friday) Time: 5:15pm  6:30pm Venue: LSB 222 (Simple food/drink will be provided) Target attendees: Students who may be interested in declaring major in math. Professors will be there to give them some general information and answer questions.
 For those who need help: http://www.math.cuhk.edu.hk/studentcentre/mathgym
 Quiz x will cover materials from Homework x, where x = 1, 2, 3.
 Term test will cover sections of the book appeared in Homework 1  4.
 Quiz 4 will cover materials from Homework 5.
 Term test statistics: Mean 26, Median 27, Max 43, out of 50
 Final Exam: 11th Dec., 9:30  11:30am, Multipurpose Hall, Pommerenke Student Centre
 Final Exam will cover all sections from Homework 1  6.
 Extra office hours: 8th, 9th and 10th of Dec. 2pm  5pm @ LSB216
General Information
Lecturer

Paul Lee
 Office: LSB 216
 Email:
Teaching Assistant

Chan, Hei Long
 Office: LSB 222B
 Email:
 Office Hours: Mo 1:30PM  3:00PM, Tu 1:30PM  3:00PM

Lai, Shu Shing
 Office: LSB 222A
 Email:
 Office Hours: Mo 10:30AM  12:30PM, Tu 11:30AM  12:30PM

Meng, Tingwei
 Office: LSB 222B
 Email:
 Office Hours: Fr 10:30AM  11:30AM, 14:30PM  16:30PM
Time and Venue
 Lecture: For MATH1030A: Tu 4:30PM  6:15PM, YIA LT7; Th 3:30PM  4:15PM, YIA LT6. For MATH1030B: Tu 3:30PM  4:15PM, YIA LT6; Th 4:30PM  6:15PM, YIA LT7.
Course Description
This course is intended to provide conceptual understandings and computational techniques of linear algebra. Topics include: Gaussian elimination, theory of simultaneous linear equations, matrices, determinants, vectors spaces, bases and linear independence.
Textbooks
 Linear Algebra with Applications by Steven J. Leon (7th, 8th, or 9th edition is fine)
References
 Linear Algebra by Stephen H. Friedberg, Arnold J. Insel, and Lawrence E. Spence
Lecture Notes
 First week (by Fung Jai)
 Second week (by Fung Jai)
 Third week (by Fung Jai)
 Fourth week (by Fung Jai)
 Fifth week (by Fung Jai)
 Sixth week (by Fung Jai)
 Seventh week (by Steven)
 Eighth week (by Steven)
 Ninth week (by Steven) Updated
 Eleventh week (by Steven)
Assignments
 Homework 1: Section 1.1, 6e, f, h, 8, 9; Section 1.2, 5f, h, j, l, 6b, 10, 12
 Homework 2: 7th edition Section 1.3, 1d, g, 2, 6, 7, 15, 17, 18, 26b, 27, 29; Section 1.4, 3, 4, 8b, d, 10c, f, h, 15, 16, 18, 20; Section 1.5, 7, 9, 11, 13, 14, 15, 16
 Homework 2: 8th and 9th edition Section 1.3, 1d, g, 2, 6, 7; Section 1.4, 12, 16, 17, 28, 29, 30; Section 1.5, 3, 4, 8b, d, 10c, f, h, 15, 16, 18, 20; Section 1.6, 7, 9, 11, 16, 17
 Homework 3: Section 2.1, 3, 4, 12; Section 2.2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 14, 15, 16
 Homework 4: 7th edition Section 3.1, 3, 4, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13; Section 3.2, 2, 3, 5, 8, 10c, d, e, 16, 20; Section 3.3, 2b, d, e, 4b, c, 6c, d, 11, 13, 16
 Homework 4: 8th edition Section 3.1, 3, 4, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13; Section 3.2, 2, 3, 5, 8, 10a, b, 12c, d, e, 18, 22; Section 3.3, 2b, d, e, 4b, c, 8c, d, 13, 15, 19
 Homework 4: 9th edition Section 3.1, 3, 4, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13; Section 3.2, 2, 3, 5, 8, 10a, b, 12c, d, e, 21, 25; Section 3.3, 2b, d, e, 4b, c, 8c, d, 13, 15, 19
 Homework 5: Section 3.4, 4, 7, 8, 10, 11, 14b, c, d, 15, 18; Section 3.6, 1, 2c, 3, 8, 10, 12, 14, 16, 18, 19, 20, 22, 24; Section 4.1, 3, 4, 6, 8, 9, 12, 13, 16, 17, 19, 21, 22, 25
 Homework 6: Section 3.5, 1, 2, 5, 6, 8, 9, 10, 11; Section 4.2, 6, 7, 8, 13, 14, 15, 17, 18, 19, 20; Section 4.3, 2, 3, 5, 6, 8, 10, 14
Solutions
 Homework 1 solution by HeiLong
 Homework 2 solution by HeiLong
 Homework 3 solution by HeiLong (updated)
 Homework 4 solution by HeiLong (updated again)
 Homework 5 solution by HeiLong
 Homework 6 solution by HeiLong
Assessment Scheme
Quizzes  20%  
Term Test (2nd of November)  30%  
Exam  50% 
Useful Links
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Last updated: December 07, 2015 16:04:30