MATH1030A/B Linear Algebra 1, 2013-2014


General Information


(Class A) Wang Yingnan
Office: LSB 235    Tel: 943-7957    Email:


(Class B) Ronald Lok Ming LUI
Office: LSB 207    Tel: 3943-7975    Email:

Teaching Assistant

(Class A) Chan Ho Yuan
Office: LSB 222C    Tel: 3943-8570    Email:
(Class A) Zuo Cheng
Office: LSB 222C    Tel: 3943-8570    Email:
(Class B) Cheng Siu Hong
Office: LSB 234    Tel: 3943-7956    Email:
(Class B) Wang Chuijia
Office: AB1 505    Tel: 3943-4298    Email:

Time and Venue

(Class A) Tue: 2:30pm - 4:15pm (YIA LT5); Wed: 10:30am - 11:15am (YIA LT7)
(Class B) Mon: 2:30pm - 4:00pm (YIA LT6); Wed: 1:30pm - 2:15pm (YIA LT5)
Tutorial: (Class A&B) Mon 6:30pm-7:15pm (YIA LT7); Tue 4:30pm - 5:15pm (YIA LT7); Wed: 9:30am - 10:15am (YIA LT7); Wed: 6:30pm - 7:15PM (YIA LT5)

Course Description

This is the first part of the Linear Algebra courses. Linear algebra studies vector spaces and the mappings between them. This course is intended to provide conceptual understandings and computational techniques of linear algebra. Topics include: System of linear equations and matrices; vector spaces; linear transformation, determinant and eigenvalues/eigenvectors (if time allows).



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Quizzes and Exams


Assessment Scheme

Homework 5%
Midterm I, October 10, Thurs, 7:45pm-9:30pm (LT7, Lee Shau Kee Building) 20%
Midterm 2, November 7, Thurs, 7:45pm-9:30pm (LT1, Cheng Yu Tung Building) 20%
Final Exam. Time and Location TBA.  55%

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Last updated: March 29, 2014 14:37:55