MATH2040C  Linear Algebra II  2017/18
Announcement
 (9/1) Welcome to MATH2040C!
 (17/1) HW1 has been posted. It will be due on Jan 29.
 (27/1) HW2 has been posted. It will be due on Feb 9.
 (8/2) Midterm 1 will be held in LSB LT5 at 9:1010:10am next Tuesday (Feb 13). It covers sections 1.A. 3.B. of the textbook (Lecture notes of week 14 and part of week 5).
 (14/2) HW3 has been posted. It will be due on Mar 5.
 (7/3) HW4 has been posted. It will be due on Mar 19.
 (21/3) Midterm 2 will be held in LSB LT5 at 9:0510:05am next Tuesday (Mar 27). It covers sections 3.C. 3.D. 5.A. 6.B. of the textbook. Background knowledge on Sections 1.A. to 3.B. will be assumed. (Lecture notes of week 19 with focus on week 59).
 (24/3) HW5 has been posted. It will be due on Apr 9.
 (7/4) HW6 has been posted. It will be due on Apr 23.
 (24/4) Final Exam will cover sections 1.A3.D, 5.A7.B of the textbook and Lecture Notes up to P6 of week 13.
General Information
Lecturer

CHENG, Man Chuen
 Office: LSB 210
 Tel: 3943 7985
 Email:
Teaching Assistant

WONG, Siu Fung
 Office: AB1 407A
 Tel: 3943 3721
 Email:

YUAN, Qian
 Office: AB1 614
 Tel: 3943 4109
 Email:
Time and Venue
 Lecture: Tuesday 8:3010:15am, LSB LT5; Thursday 10:3011:15am, LSB LT5
 Tutorial: Tuesday 1:302:15pm, MMW 702; Thursday 11:30am12:15pm, LSB LT5
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 Done Right" (3rd ed.) by Sheldon Axler, Undergraduate Texts in Mathematics, Springer. (Available online via the CUHK library webpage)
References
 "Linear Algebra (4th ed)" by S. Friedberg, A. Insel and L. Spence, Prentice Hall
Preclass Notes
Lecture Notes
 Week 1
 Week 2
 Week 3
 Week 4
 Week 5
 Week 6 (Updated on 22/2: Fixed Typos of T_ij(v_k) on P4 and the formula in Proposition of P5.)
 Week 7 (Updated on 20/3: Fixed Typos on Proof of 5.26, 3rd last line should be jth column of M(T,alpha), not T(v_j).)
 Week 8 (Updated on 10/3: An example is added on P11)
 Week 9
 Week 10
 Week 12
 Week 13
Tutorial Notes
 Week 1
 Week 2
 Week 3
 Week 4
 Week 5/6
 Week 7
 Week 8
 Week 9
 Week 10
 Week 11
 Week 12
 Week 13 (The password is same as that of the final exam of last term)
Assignments
 Homework 1 (Due: Jan 29)
 Homework 2 (Due: Feb 9)
 Homework 3 (Due: Mar 5)
 Homework 4 (Due: Mar 19)
 Homework 5 (Due: Apr 9)
 Homework 6 (Due: Apr 23)
Quizzes and Exams
Solutions
 Homework 1 Solution
 Homework 2 Solution (Updated on 15/2)
 Homework 3 Solution (Updated on 12/3)
 Homework 4 Solution
 Homework 5 Solution
 Homework 6 Solution
Assessment Scheme
Assignment  10%  
2 inclass midterms (Feb 13, Mar 27)  40%  
Final Exam  50% 
Useful Links
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Assessment Policy Last updated: April 24, 2018 12:54:27