MATH2040A  Linear Algebra II  2016/17
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 Multipurpose 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) 7:309:00pm 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) 7:309:00pm at LSB LT1. It will cover all the topics from the beginning of the course up to the lecture on Oct 13 (including CayleyHamilton Theorem). This corresponds to Chapter 14, 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 Manchun Martin
 Office: LSB 236
 Tel: 3943 1851
 Email:
Teaching Assistant

GU Dalin
 Office: AB1 407B
 Tel: 3943 3720
 Email:
 Office Hours: Mon 8:3011:30AM; Tue 8:3011:30AM; Fri 3:305:30PM

LAM Ming Fai
 Office: LSB 222C
 Tel: 3943 8570
 Email:
 Office Hours: Mon 11:30AM2:15PM; Thurs 2:30PM4:15PM; Fri 1:304:15PM

LEUNG LIU Yusan
 Office: LSB 222B
 Tel: 3943 7963
 Email:
 Office Hours: Tue 12:303:15PM; Wed 2:305:15PM; Thurs 2:304:15PM
Time and Venue
 Lecture: Mon 10:30AM  12:15PM, LSB LT4; Thurs 5:306:15PM, LSB LT3
 Tutorial: Thurs 4:305:15PM, 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, GramSchmidt 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
Preclass Notes
Lecture Notes
 Lecture 1 (Sep 8)
 Lecture 2 (Sep 12)
 Lecture 3 (Sep 15)
 Lecture 4 (Sep 19)
 Lecture 5 (Sep 22)
 Lecture 6 (Sep 26)
 Lecture 7 (Sep 29)
 Lecture 8 (Oct 3)
 Lecture 9 (Oct 6)
 Lecture 10 (Oct 13)
 Lecture 11 (Oct 17)
 Lecture 12 (Oct 20)
 Lecture 13 (Oct 24)
 Lecture 14 (Oct 27)
 Lecture 15 (Oct 31)
 Lecture 16 (Nov 3)
 Lecture 17 (Nov 7)
 Lecture 18 (Nov 10)
 Lecture 19 (Nov 14)
 Lecture 20 (Nov 21)
 Lecture 21 (Nov 24)
 Lecture 22 (Nov 28)
 Lecture 23 (Dec 1)
Tutorial Notes
 Tutorial Notes 1 (Sep 15)
 Tutorial Notes 2 (Sep 22)
 Tutorial Notes 3 (Sep 29)
 Tutorial Notes 4 (Oct 6)
 Tutorial Notes 5 (Oct 13)
 Tutorial Notes 6 (Oct 20)
 Tutorial Notes 7 (Oct 27)
 Tutorial Notes 8 (Nov 3)
 Tutorial Notes 9 (Nov 10)
 Tutorial Notes 10 (Nov 24)
 Tutorial Notes 11 (Dec 1)
Assignments
 Practice Problem Set 1
 Scanned exercises in Problem Set 1 (password protected)
 Practice Problem Set 2
 Scanned exercises in Problem Set 2 (password protected)
 Practice Problem Set 3
 Scanned exercises in Problem Set 3 (password protected)
 Practice Problem Set 4
 Scanned exercises in Problem Set 4 (password protected)
 Practice Problem Set 5
 Scanned exercises in Problem Set 5 (password protected)
 Practice Problem Set 6
 Scanned exercises in Problem Set 6 (password protected)
 Practice Problem Set 7
 Scanned exercises in Problem Set 7 (password protected)
 Practice Problem Set 8
 Scanned exercises in Problem Set 8 (password protected)
 Practice Problem Set 9
 Scanned exercises in Problem Set 9 (password protected)
 Practice Problem Set 10
 Scanned exercises in Problem Set 10 (password protected)
 Practice Problem Set 11
 Scanned exercises in Problem Set 11 (password protected)
Solutions
 Solution to Problem Set 1
 Solution to Problem Set 2
 Solution to Problem Set 3
 Solution to Problem Set 4
 Solution to Problem Set 5
 Solution to Problem Set 6
 Solution to Problem Set 7
 Solution to Problem Set 8
 Solution to Midterm 1
 Solution to Problem Set 9
 Solution to Problem Set 10
 Solution to Midterm 2
 Solution to Problem Set 11
Assessment Scheme
Tutorial Classwork  5%  
Midterm 1 (Oct 18, 7:309:00PM at LSB LT1)  22.5%  
Midterm 2 (Nov 15, 7:309:00PM at LSB LT1)  22.5%  
Final Exam  50% 
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http://www.cuhk.edu.hk/policy/academichonesty/and thereby help avoid any practice that would not be acceptable.
Last updated: December 02, 2016 09:59:24