Assignments

The following table contains reading assignments and daily homework problems and their due dates. Please note that reading assignments are listed by the class period during which they are assigned and should be completed before the following class.

Class Date Material Reading Assignment
(for the next class)
Homework Problems Date Due
Monday
Jan. 15
Radiography intro/
systems of linear equations
Sections 1.1-1.2 Assignment 1a,
Info Sheet**,
Module survey**
Monday Jan. 22
(**Wed Jan. 17)
Wednesday
Jan. 17
Row reduction and Echelon forms N/A Assignment 1b Tuesday
Jan. 23 (by noon)
Friday
Jan. 19
Radiography lab #1 Section 1.3 Lab 1 Writeup Friday Jan. 26
Monday
Jan. 22
Vector equations Section 4.1 Homework 2 Friday Jan. 26
Wednesday
Jan. 24
Abstract vector spaces Section 1.4 Homework 3a Friday Feb. 2
Friday
Jan. 26
The matrix equation Ax=b Section 1.5 Homework 3b Friday Feb. 2
Monday
Jan. 29
The matrix equation Ax=b No additional reading TBA TBA
Wednesday
Jan. 31
Solution sets of linear equations No additional reading Homework 4a Friday Feb. 9
Friday
Feb. 2
Introduction to Heat Diffusion Section 1.7 Homework 4b Friday Feb. 9
Monday
Feb. 5
Linear Independence No new reading Homework 4c Friday Feb. 9
Wednesday
Feb. 7
Radiography lab #2 Radiography/Tomography Overview Handout
and Section 1.8
Homework 5a: Lab 2 Homework Friday Feb. 16
Friday
Feb. 9
Linear Transformations Section 1.9 N/A N/A
Monday
Feb. 12
Linear Transformations   Homework 5b Monday Feb. 19
Wednesday
Feb. 14
The Matrix of a Linear Transformation Section 2.1 Homework 6a Monday Feb. 19
Friday
Feb. 16
Linear Transformation Conclusion
Matrix Operations
Sections 2.2 and 2.3 TBD TBD
Monday
Feb. 19
The Inverse of a Matrix   TBD TBD
Wednesday
Feb. 21
Characterizations of Invertible Matrices Section 2.3 TBD TBD
Friday
Feb. 23
Exam #1   N/A N/A
Monday
Feb. 26
The Determinant of a Matrix Section 3.1 Homework 7c TBD
Wednesday
Feb. 28
Properties of Determinants Section 3.3 No new homework N/A
Friday
Mar. 2
Cramer's rule, volume, and linear transformations N/A Homework 8a TBD
Monday
Mar. 19
Radiography lab #3 Section 4.2 Lab 3 homework TBD
Wednesday
Mar. 21
Null space and column space of a linear transformation Section 4.3 Homework 9a TBD
Friday
Mar. 23
Linearly independent sets, Bases No new reading No new homework N/A
Monday
Mar. 26
Heat diffusion lab #1 Section 4.4 Lab Homework TBD
Wednesday
Mar. 28
Coordinate Systems No new reading Homework 10a TBD
Friday
Mar. 30
Radiography lab #4 Section 4.5 N/A N/A
Monday
Apr. 2
Dimension of a vector space Section 4.6 Homework 10b TBD
Wednesday
Apr. 4
Dimension of a vector space
Friday
Apr. 6
Exam #2
Monday
Apr. 9
Radiography lab #5 Section 4.7 Lab Responses
Wednesday
Apr. 11
Rank and Change of basis Homework 11a TBD
Friday
Apr. 13
Change of basis; heat diffusion calculation assigned Section 5.1
Monday
Apr. 16
Eigenvalues and eigenvectors Section 5.2 Homework 11b (and heat diffusion lab) TBD
Wednesday
Apr. 18
The characteristic equation Section 5.3 Homework 12a TBD
Friday
Apr. 20
Diagonalization and heat diffusion discussion No new homework
Monday
Apr. 23
Heat diffusion lab #2 Sections 5.4 and 5.6 Homework 12b and Heat Diffusion Lab
Wednesday
Apr. 25
Application: discrete dynamical systems Section 5.5 No new homework
Friday
Apr. 27
Complex Eigenvalues Sections 6.1 and 6.2 Homework 13a
Heat diffusion lab #3 assigned
TBD
Monday
Apr. 30
Intro to orthogonality Homework 13b
Wednesday
May 2
Orthogonal Sets
Friday
May 4
Orthogonal Projections and Linear Regression