MA 344: Applied Linear Algebra Class time: TTH 2:50pm-4:05pm @ Leconte 405 Textbook: Introduction to Linear Algebra. 4th edition, by Gilbert Strang, ISBN: 978-0-9802327-1-4 Instructor Office: Leconte 317C Office Hours:TTH 1:10pm-2:40pm or by appointment Phone： 777-3776 E-mail: xfyang@math.sc.edu
 Course Syllabus Your weekly activities include: Homework questions are regularly assigned each Thursday or Friday on the course website, please check this webpage regularly; Homework will not be collected, only the excersises after class Homework Homework 1: §1.1 # 1, 3, 4, 5, 10, 28 ; §1.2 # 1, 3, 4, 5, 7, 13, 19, 31 , §1.3 # 2, 3, 4, 6, 7; Homework 2: §2.1 # 1, 4, 9, 11, 15, 17, 26, §2.2 # 1, 3, 5, 6, 12, 21, §2.3 # 3, 12, 17, 24, 25, §2. 4 # 3, 5, 6, 14, 20, 24 Homework 3: §2.5 # 1, 10, 22, 23, 27, 28,30, §2.6 # 5, 7, 10, 13, 15, 16 , §2.7 # 1, 2, 16, 20, 22, Homework 4: §2.7 # 1, 2, 4, 6, 8, 12, 14, 16, 20, 22, §3.1 # 2, 4, 5, 6, 7, 9, 11, 13, 15, 17, 19, 22, §3.2 #1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. §3.3 # 3, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 13, 15, Homework 5: §3.4 #1, 2, 3, 4, 6, 7, 9, 11, 13, 15, 17, 19, 21, 23,. §3.5. 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 11, 12, 17. Homework 7: §4.1 # 3, 11, 17, 21, §4.2 # 2, 9, 11, 12, 13, 17, 22 , Homework 8: §4.3 # 2, 9, 17, 22, §4.4 #1, 2, 11, 18, 21, Homework 9: §5.1 # 1, 2, 13, 14, 19, §5.2 # 1, 2, 11, 12, §5.3 # 1, 6, 17, 18, Homework 10: §6.1 # 2, 3, 5, 6, 29 §6.2 # 1, 2, 9, 17, 19, §6.3 # 1, 2, 4, 10, 21, Homework 11: § 6.4 #3, 4, 5, 23, § 6.5, #1, 2, 3,4, 5, Test 2 will be on Apr 18.
 Tenative Exam dates (may change): Test One: Test Two: see above Final Exam: (The dates might be changed up to progress.) How is your final course grade determined?   See Syllabus [90,100] A, [86, 89] B+, [80, 85] B, [76, 79] C+, [70, 75] C, [66, 69] D+, [60, 65] D, [0, 59] F. Note: The exams are "closed book" – no books, no notes, no calculators, no labtop comptuer or equivalent technology
 Attendance: Attendance at every class meeting is important - and expected. Students missing more than 10% of the class meetings (4 days) can have their grade lowered. Academic Dishonesty: Cheating and plagiarism in any form is not tolerated. If a student is caught cheating, I will follow the guidelines as set forth in the USC Honor Code and other University guidelines.   Additional Information: Math tutoring center Bulletin of Undergraduate Studies Notice from math department The Math Tutoring Center in LeConte 105 will be open from 10am to 4pm Monday through Thursday beginning Tuesday, January 17th.The ACE Centers will offer free math tutoring Monday through Thursday beginning Tuesday, January 17th. Columbia Hall and Bates House will be open from 7pm until 9pm. Note that these times are different than in previous semesters. The ACE Center in Sims Hall will still be open from 6pm until 9pm.