Math 2641: Linear Algebra I (Summer 2021)
Basic information:
Textbook
Textbook: Linear Algebra and Its Applications
(3rd edition or newer) by David C. Lay, Pearson/AddisonWiley.
We will cover Chapters 1, 2, 3, 4, 5.
Topics
In Math 2641, we study basic concepts in linear algebra, such as theory and applications
of matrix algebra and linear transformations.
Topics include linear equations, matrix algebra, determinants, vector spaces, subspaces,
bases, linear transformations, eigenvalues and eigenvectors, etc.
Written Homework (and exams), submitted to
iCollege.
Homework will be assigned and collected weekly, and will be graded.
Each homework set should be turned in on the due day at the beginning of the class.
Your performance in the homework will affect your letter grades by the end of
the semester.
Remember: Show your stepbystep work, and no late homework is accepted.
Exams
There are two inclass midterm exams and a final exam, all held
online via WebEx.

Midterm Exam I: 06/24/2021 (Thursday), inclass, 3:05–4:20pm, online via WebEx
We will be covering regular materials during 1:50–3:05pm.

Midterm Exam II: 07/08/2021 (Thursday), inclass, 3:05–4:20pm, online via WebEx.
We will be covering regular materials during 1:50–3:05pm.

Final Exam: 07/27/2021 (Tuesday), 1:30pm–4:00pm, online via WebEx.
the final exam will be cumulative with a (slight) emphasis on
the materials not covered in the midterm exams.