(June 23) The first class test will be a take-home exam. I will
give it on Thursday and it will be due next Monday.

(June 19) We will go up to Section 20 of chapter 1, and then move
on to Chapter 2. That is, we will skip section 21 - 31 of chapter
1. We may return to some of these skipped sections at a later stage
if necessary.

Welcome to the homepage of Math 337 -- an advanced course on Linear Algebra. I will
post general announcements related to
the course here. So please make sure you
check this page frequently.

These are a couple of other good textbooks on linear algebra. But
they are not necessary for this course, so you don't have to buy them.
Just focus on Halmos, which is a treasure of knowledge, and has much
more than what one can learn in 6 weeks! But if you want to take a
look at a book on linear algebra with lots of problems, I recommend
another book by Halmos: don't buy this, it is availble free on Google
books:
Linear algebra problem book -- Paul Halmos

Homework Problems:

Week 5 (July 12 - July 18)

Please read sections 46, 47, 49, 50, and 51 from the book (skip
section 48)

Section 47: 1, 2 (skip part d), 3, 4, 5.

Section 49: 1, 2, 3, and 4.

section 51: 1, 2, 3, 4, 7.

Week 4 (July 5 - July 11)

Please read these sections from the book. [This is TERRIBLY IMPORTANT.]

Section 40: Do all problems

Section 43: Skip 1(b), 6(b), and do all the rest.

Week 3 (June 29 - July 4)

Read section 37, 38, 39, 40, and 41 this week. Do the following problems.

Section 17: 1, 2, 3, 4 (How do you think of this subspace
geomterically?), 6.

Section 20: 1, 2, 3

Section 33: 1 (a), 1 (b), 2, 3 (a), 3(b), 4, 5

Section 35: 1 (do for n= 1, 2), 3, 4(a), 6(a)

Section 36: 2, 3, 4, 6(a), 7.

Week 1 (June 15 - 21)

Read the preface of the text book, and the syllabus.

Read the first 15 sections of chapter 1. [This sounds a lot, but
most of it, if not all, is part of the introductory course on linear algebra, so this is mostly review.]