# MAT 532 Fall 2013

The course is over! Final grades have been submitted to MySlice. Thanks to everyone for a great semester, and enjoy your break.

## Basic Info

Instructor
Prof. Graham Leuschke
email: gjleusch@math.syr.edu
AIM: leuschkeg
Google: leuschke@gmail
Time & Place
TR 12:30–1:50 in Carn 311
Textbook
Peter J. Olver and Chehrzad Shakiban, Applied Linear Algebra (website)
Office Hours
MW 10:30–12:00; TR 3:00–4:00 (changed); by appointment; and any time my door is open (317G Carnegie)
Important documents
syllabus (Final Exam info is incorrect)

## Announcements

• Announcement
Online evaluations are open through Dec 15. Please do them. Thanks.
• The Final Exam is on Thursday 12 December, 5:15–7:15 pm in Carn 311 (the usual room). The syllabus has the wrong information.
• The second midterm exam was Thursday, 31 October (boo!) in class. It covered Chapter 6 and Chapter 4 up through “Data Fitting” (fitting lines/parabolas/etc., not including “Least squares in function spaces”.
• The first midterm exam was Thursday, 3 October, in class. It covered up through section 3.5 of the text.

## Problem Sets

• HW #1, due Tuesday 3 Sept: 1.3.5, 1.3.14, 1.3.15, 1.3.22 (a,c,e,g), 1.3.31 (a,c,e,g)
• HW #2, due Tuesday 10 Sept: 1.3.2, 1.4.19 (a,b,d), 1.4.20 (a), 1.6.25 (b,d)
• HW #3, due Tuesday 17 Sept: 1.7.16 (a,b,c), 1.8.7 (b,d), 1.8.23 (b), 2.3.2, 2.3.9, 2.3.21 (b,d)
• HW #4, due Tuesday 24 Sept: 2.4.9 (a, b, c), 2.5.2 (b, d, f), 2.5.22, 2.6.1 (b ,d), 2.6.3 (b ,d ,e), 2.6.4 (b, d, e), 3.1.20
• HW #5, due Tuesday 1 Oct: 3.2.1 (b, d, f does not exist — omit), 3.2.4 (a, b, c), 3.2.13 (a, b, c), 3.3.2 (a, b), 3.3.6 (a, b, c), 3.3.28 (b, d, f), 3.4.1 (b, d, f)
• HW #6, due Tuesday 8 Oct: 3.4.22 (questions a and b for parts (i), (iii), (v)), 3.4.25, 3.4.27, 3.5.2 (b, d, f), 3.5.4, 3.5.19
• HW #7, due Tuesday 15 Oct: 6.1.1, 6.1.2, 6.1.4(a), 6.1.8(a), 6.2.1(b, c, d)
• HW #8, due Tuesday 22 Oct: 6.2.2, 6.2.4, 6.3.5 (a,b)
• HW #9, due Tuesday 29 Oct: 6.3.7, 4.2.1, 4.2.3 (b, d), 4.2.5 (b, d), 6.1.13 (b), 6.1.16 (a, b). By the way, here is the scoop on Gauss and Ceres.
• HW #10, due Tuesday 5 NovThursday 7 Nov: 4.3.1, 4.3.7, 4.4.1 (a, b, c), 4.4.5 From now on, homework will be due on Thursdays.
• HW #11, due Thursday 14 Nov: 5.1.1 (b, d, f), 5.1.3 (b, d, f), 5.1.21 (b only), 5.2.1 (b), 5.2.2 (b), 5.2.8 (i and ii), 5.2.17 (b), 5.2.18 (b)
• HW #12, due Thursday 21 Nov: 5.3.1 (b, d, f), 5.3.27 (b, d, f), 5.3.30 (only redo 5.3.27 (b))
• HW #13, due Thursday 5 Dec: 5.4.1 (a, b), 5.5.4, 5.5.15 (b), 5.6.1 (b, c, d), 5.6.20 (a, b), 5.7.1 (a, b). You’ll have to come get your graded assignment from me between the last day of classes and the final.

It has been said that ‘the human mind has never invented a labor-saving machine equal to algebra.’ If this be true, it is but natural and proper that an age like our own, characterized by the multiplication of labor-saving machinery, should be distinguished by the unexampled development of this most refined and most beautiful of machines.

Josiah Willard Gibbs, 1887