MATH1030D - Linear Algebra I - 2019/20

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  • Cancel: Midterm will be scheduled on one of the following days: Mar, 3, 4 or 5, 7:30-9:30PM. The date will be fixed later. For students that have already enrolled in the class or still in that waiting list, if you have any legitimate reason not being able to attend the midterms scheduled as above, please E-mail me before Jan 12, 8pm.
  • Class information [Download file]
  • Midterm will be rescheduled. Right now we plan to rescheduled the midterm to Mar 26 Thu if classes resume before that.
  • Zoom Meeting Information (meeting ID and passwords) (will be updated) [Download file]
  • CW3 (due Feb 23, 11:59pm) [Download file]
  • CW4 (due Mar 1, 11:59pm) [Download file]

General Information


  • Charles Li
    • Office: LSB 219
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Teaching Assistant

    • Office: LSB 222C
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  • Ling DAI
    • Office: LSB 222A
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  • Ming Ho NG
    • Office: LSB 228
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  • Xia WANG
    • Office: LSB 222C
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  • Jiaming WU
    • Office: LSB 232
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Time and Venue

  • Lecture: Tu 2:30PM -4:15PM Yasumoto Int'l Acad Park LT4, Th 5:30PM -6:15PM Yasumoto Int'l Acad Park LT6
  • Tutorial:
    • Tu 1:30PM-2:15PM Yasumoto Int'l Acad Park LT8
    • Tu 4:30PM-5:15PM Yasumoto Int'l Acad Park LT4
    • Th 8:30AM-9:15AM Yasumoto Int'l Acad Park LT8
    • Th 10:30AM-11:15AM Yasumoto Int'l Acad Park LT8
    • Th 1:30PM-2:15PM Yasumoto Int'l Acad Park LT5
    • Th 4:30PM-5:15PM Yasumoto Int'l Acad Park LT8

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.


  • Beezer, A first course in Linear algebra, Ver 3.5, can be downloaded here
  • Strang, Linear Algebra and its applications, Fourth edition


  • Friedberg, Insel, Spence, Linear Algebra, 4th edition, Prentice Hall

Lecture Notes

Tutorial Notes


Assessment Scheme

Classwork + online exercises, maximum 10 points Classworks will be given during tutorial. Each classwork counts 1pt. There are about 13 CWs. We will have online exercises, each counts 0.2 point. The max total of all the points is 10points. 10%
Midterm  35%
Final exam  55%

Assessment Policy

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