**Course:**Math 265, Linear Algebra Section 121

**Time and Location:**TTh 3:00-4:15 p.m., Rec 122

**Course Description:**Introduction to linear algebra. Systems of linear equations, matrix algebra, vector spaces, determinants, eigenvalues and eigenvectors, diagonalization of matrices, applications.

**Textbook:**Kolman and Hill, Elementary Linear Algebra and Applications, Ninth Edition (plus Matlab Workbook).

**Instructor:**Priyam Patel

**Office:**MATH, Room 402

**Office Hours:**Tuesdays 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. or by appointment.

**Email:**patel376 at math (dot purdue dot edu)

I will hold special office hours on Monday, Dec 9th from 1 p.m. - 2 p.m. and on Tuesday, Dec 10th from 10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

**The Final Exam will be on Tuesday December 10th from 3:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. in LAMB F101 (Lambert Field house)**

There are three practice final exams on the MA265 Exam Archive .

The Fall 2012 Final is a great practice exam and you should use all questions on that exam to review.

On the Fall 2011 Final focus on questions #1, 2, 3, 4, 8, 11, 13, 14, 15, 17, 18, 19.

On the Spring 2007 Final focus on questions #1, 3, 5, 9, 10, 11, 13, 15, 17, 18, 19, 20 , 22, 23, 24, 25.

Here are some extra review problems I have created for the final. Here are the answers to those problems.

Remember that there are also Midterm Reviews that I created, which can be found below.

Here is a blank copy of the first Midterm Exam.

Here is a blank copy of the second Midterm Exam.

**The first Midterm Exam will be on Tuesday, October 1st during class time.**

Midterm 1 Review

**The second Midterm Exam will be on Tuesday, November 5th during class time.**

Midterm 2 Topics Review

Some good multiple choice problems to review are #6, 11, 13, 14, 15, 21 and 22 on this Final from Fall 2012

Midterm 2 Practice Problems

Midterm 2 Practice Problems Answers

The Math Department MA265 Course Page has most of the information you will need for this course. I will also include links to important material below. (ALL OF THESE LINKS CAN BE FOUND ON THE MATH DEPT MA265 COURSE PAGE)

Ground Rules for MA265, Fall 2013

Assignment Sheet

**NOTE: DO NOT USE THE ASSIGNMENT SHEET ON THE MA265 MAIN COURSE PAGE**

**Class Handouts**

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**Homework:**The weekly homework for this course has two parts. One part is to be completed via the online WebAssign program (see the link below). This portion of the weekly assignment is due on Thursdays at 11:40 p.m. The due date for problems from each section we cover in the textbook is listed on the WebAssign page.

The second part of the weekly homework is to be handed in every Thursday at the beginning of class. It consists of some textbook problems and some MatLab exercises from your MatLab textbook.The list of problems for each week are listed in WebAssign. (Click on "My Assignments" from the toolbar at the top of your page once you log into WebAssign.)

Here is a link to the WebAssign login page for students: WebAssign Login. Use your Purdue Career Account information to log in.

Here are some other useful WebAssign links from the MA265 Course Page:

WebAssign Help

Connection Errors

WebAssign Input

Here is a guide for students that are new to WebAssign: WebAssign Day 1 Intro

**MatLab Exercises:**It is your responsibility to read through the MatLab material and complete the exercises to be handed in as a part of the written portion of your weekly homework. Please go to the MA265 Course Page immediately to download all of the MatLab files you will need and the MatLab section that is missing from your textbook (Section 10).