MATH 18: Linear Algebra, Lecture C00
Spring quarter 2017

Class Web Page

Solutions to problems of the last homework assignment
Section 5.3, Section 6.1, Section 6.2, Section 6.3.
Solutions to Practice Problems for Final Exam
Some Practice Problems for Final Exam
Some Practice Problems for Midterm Exam 2
Solutions to Some Practice Problems for Midterm Exam 2
Some Practice Problems for Midterm Exam 1
Solutions to Some Practice Problems for Midterm Exam 1

Course Description Matrix algebra, Gaussian elimination, determinants. Linear and affine subspaces, bases of Euclidean spaces. Eigenvalues and eigenvectors, quadratic forms, orthogonal matrices, diagonalization of symmetric matrices. Applications. Computing symbolic and graphical solutions using Matlab. Students may not receive credit for both Math 18 and 31AH.
Prerequisites Math Placement Exam qualifying score, or AP Calculus AB score of 2, or SAT II Math Level 2 score of 600 or higher, or Math 3C, or Math 4C, or Math 10A, or Math 20A. Students who have not completed listed prerequisites may enroll with consent of instructor.
Textbook David C. Lay, Steven R. Lay, and Juni J. McDonald, Linear Algebra and Its Applications, 5th edition, Pearson, 2016. (We will cover parts of Chapters 1 - 7.)
Lectures 11:00 am - 11:50 am, Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays, Peterson Hall 110.
Instructor Professor Bo Li. Office: AP&M 5723. Phone: (805) 534-6932. Email: bli@math.ucsd.edu. Office hours: 12:45 - 1:30, Mondays and Wednesdays.
Discussion Sessions Session C01, 2:00 pm - 2:50 pm, Thursdays, WLH 2115. TA: Denise Rava
Session C02, 3:00 pm - 3:50 pm, Thursdays, WLH 2115. TA: Denise Rava
Session C03, 4:00 pm - 4:50 pm, Thursdays, APM 2301. TA: Zhe Hu
Session C04, 5:00 pm - 5:50 pm, Thursdays, APM 2301. TA: Zhe Hu
Session C05, 6:00 pm - 6:50 pm, Thursdays, APM 2301. TA: Adrian Wong
Session C06, 7:00 pm - 7:50 pm, Thursdays, APM 2301. TA: Adrian Wong
Session C07, 8:00 pm - 8:50 pm, Thursdays, APM 2301. TA: Hunter Alzate
Session C08, 9:00 pm - 9:50 pm, Thursdays, APM 2301. TA: Hunter Alzate
Teaching Assistants Denise Rava (for Sessions C01 and C02)
      Office: AP&M 6414. Email: drava@ucsd.edu
      Office hours: 12:00 noon - 1:00 pm, Fridays, in office; 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm, Mondays, in Matlab Labs (AP&M B432). 12:00 - 1:00 Fridays in office.
Zhe Hu (for Sessions C03 and C04)
      Office: AP&M 5218. Email: zhh053@ucsd.edu
      Office hours: 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm, Mondays, 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm, Wednesdays.
Adrian Wong (for Session C05 and C06)
      Office: AP&M 2402A. Email: asw012@ucsd.edu
      Office hours: 12:00 noon - 1:00 pm, Wednesdays, in office; 12:00 noon - 1:00 pm, Mondays, in Matlab Labs (AP&M B432).
Hunter Alzate (for Session C07 and C08)
      Office: AP&M 2313. Email: halzate@ucsd.edu
      Office hours: 9:00 am - 10:00 am, Wednesdays, in office; 10:00 am - 11:00 am, Wednesdays , in Matlab Labs (AP&M B432).
Graders Tianxin Chen (for regular homework). Email: tic040@ucsd.edu
Jue Wang (for regular homework). Email: juw083@ucsd.edu
Yiheng He (for Matlab homework). Email: yih115@ucsd.edu
Class Web Page http://www.math.ucsd.edu/~bli/teaching/math18s17
Calculus Tutorial Place: AP&M B402A. Hours: check here.
Matlab Tutorial Place: AP&M B432. Hours: check here.
Homework Homework will be assigned, collected, and partially graded regularly. Each homework is due 3:00 pm, Friday, in homework drop boxes. Click here for the assignments.
    Note: Please print your names, student ID nubmers, and discussion section numbers on your homework. Please stable together your homework pages.
    Note: no late homework will be accepted unless a written verification of a valid excuse (such as hospitalization, family emergency, religious observance, court appearance, etc.) is provided promptly.
Matlab There will be a few assignments and a final quiz. See the website http://www.math.ucsd.edu/~math18/ for more information.
Exams There will be two midterm and one final, close-book and close-note exams. No calculators, cells, and any other electronic devices will be allowed in these exams. The final exam will be cumulative.
      Midterm exam 1: 11:00 am - 11:50 am, Friday, April 28, 2017. Peterson 110.
      Midterm exam 2: 11:00 am - 11:50 am, Friday, May 26, 2017. Peterson 110.
      Final exam: 11:30 am - 2:29 pm, Friday, June 16, 2017. Peterson 110.
    Note: neither rescheduled nor make-up exams will be allowed unless a written verification of a valid excuse (such as hospitalization, family emergency, religious observance, court appearance, etc.) is provided promptly.
Grading The final course grade will be determined based on the homework and exams with the weights: regularl homework - 10%, Matlab - 10%, midterm exam 1 - 20%, midterm exam 2 - 20%, and the final exam - 40%. The grades will be curved within the entire section C00.
Academic Integrity All students are expected to conduct themselves with academic integrity. Violations of academic integrity will be treated seriously. See the official UCSD Policy on Integrity of Scholarshiop and the related information.

Last updated by Bo Li on March 28, 2017.