# MATH2040A - Linear Algebra II - 2016/17

Course Name:
Course Year:
2016/17
Term:
1

### Announcement

• (Dec 2) Solution to Problem Set 11 has been posted.
• (Dec 1) The final exam will be held on Dec 7, 2016, 6:30pm - 8:30pm at Multi-purpose Hall, Pommerenke Student Centre. It will cover everything from the first lecture up to and including the lecture on Dec 1, and all the assignments. Please remember to bring your student ID to the exam.
• (Nov 28) Midterm 2 has been returned after class today. Here are the statistics: max=45, mean=30.3, median=30, standard deviation=6.4. If you missed class today, please pick it up from me after class on Thursday.
• (Nov 28) Solution to Problem Set 10 has been posted.
• (Nov 28) Solutions to Midterm 2 is posted.
• (Nov 28) Practice problem set 11 is posted.
• (Nov 22) Practice problem set 10 is posted.
• (Nov 10) Solution to Problem Set 9 has been posted.
• (Nov 10) Solutions to Midterm 1 is posted.
• (Nov 10) The second midterm will take place on Nov 15 (Tue) 7:30-9:00pm at LSB LT1. It will cover all the topics inclusively from Section 6.1 to 6.4 of the textbook (except for least square approximations and minimal solutions in Section 6.3). Please go to the test venue on time and bring your student ID.
• (Nov 7) Practice problem set 9 is posted.
• (Nov 7) Solution to Problem Set 8 has been posted.
• (Nov 3) Midterm has been returned after class today. Here are the statistics: max=45, mean=30.5, median=32.5, standard deviation=11.38. If you missed class today, please pick it up from me after class on Monday.
• (Oct 31) Solution to Problem Set 7 has been posted.
• (Oct 31) Practice problem set 8 is posted.
• (Oct 25) Practice problem set 7 is posted.
• (Oct 23) Solution to Problem Set 6 has been posted.
• (Oct 17) Practice problem set 6 is posted.
• (Oct 17) Solution to Problem Set 5 has been posted.
• (Oct 13) The first midterm will take place on Oct 18 (Tue) 7:30-9:00pm at LSB LT1. It will cover all the topics from the beginning of the course up to the lecture on Oct 13 (including Cayley-Hamilton Theorem). This corresponds to Chapter 1-4, 5.1, 5.2 and 5.4 of the textbook. Please go to the test venue on time and bring your student ID.
• (Oct 11) Practice problem set 5 is posted.
• (Oct 11) Solution to Problem Set 4 has been posted.
• (Oct 3) Practice problem set 4 and solutions to Problem Set 3 have been posted.
• (Sep 26) Solutions to Problem Set 1 &2 have been posted.
• (Sep 26) Practice problem set 3 has been posted.
• (Sep 19) Practice problem set 2 has been posted.
• (Sep 12) Practice problem set 1 has been posted. If you do not yet have a copy of the textbook, the relevant pages have been scanned below (it requires a password, which you should have received through email if you have registered on CUSIS).
• (Sep 5) There will no tutorial class in the first week. The first tutorial will begin on Sep 15.

### General Information

#### Lecturer

• LI Man-chun Martin
• Office: LSB 236
• Tel: 3943 1851
• Email:

#### Teaching Assistant

• GU Dalin
• Office: AB1 407B
• Tel: 3943 3720
• Email:
• Office Hours: Mon 8:30-11:30AM; Tue 8:30-11:30AM; Fri 3:30-5:30PM
• LAM Ming Fai
• Office: LSB 222C
• Tel: 3943 8570
• Email:
• Office Hours: Mon 11:30AM-2:15PM; Thurs 2:30PM-4:15PM; Fri 1:30-4:15PM
• LEUNG LIU Yusan
• Office: LSB 222B
• Tel: 3943 7963
• Email:
• Office Hours: Tue 12:30-3:15PM; Wed 2:30-5:15PM; Thurs 2:30-4:15PM

#### Time and Venue

• Lecture: Mon 10:30AM - 12:15PM, LSB LT4; Thurs 5:30-6:15PM, LSB LT3
• Tutorial: Thurs 4:30-5:15PM, LSB LT3

### Course Description

This is a continuation of MATH1030. Topics include: linear mapping and its matrix representation, eigenvalues and eigenvectors, diagonalization, inner product spaces, Gram-Schmidt orthogonalization, spectral theorems and, if time permitted, quadratic forms and Jordan canonical forms.

### Textbooks

• "Linear Algebra (4th ed)" by S. Friedberg, A. Insel and L. Spence, Prentice Hall

### References

• "Linear algebra done right" by S. Axler, Undergraduate Texts in Mathematics, Springer

### Assessment Scheme

 Tutorial Classwork 5% Midterm 1 (Oct 18, 7:30-9:00PM at LSB LT1) 22.5% Midterm 2 (Nov 15, 7:30-9:00PM at LSB LT1) 22.5% Final Exam 50%