Math 217 Winter 2011
Linear Algebra
Lectures: MTWF 11:0012:00
Instructor: Thomas Lam, 2834 East Hall,
tfylam@umich.edu
Office Hours: Tuesday 12:30pm Wednesday 1:303pm
Textbook: Linear Algebra and its Applications, 3rd edition, by David C. Lay. Pearson Addison Wesley. ISBN 0321287134.
Handouts:
First Day Handout
Draft Calendar for the course
Note that the quizzes are in general NOT on the day specified on the Calendar.
Rules for TrueFalse quiz
Midterms:
The First Midterm is February 10 68pm in Lorch Hall 140.
Some more problems for Chapter 13, for practice, or for fun!
Solutions
The Second Midterm is March 24 68pm in Lorch Hall 140.
Solutions
Final Exam:
The Final Exam is 10:3012:30 on Monday April 25 in Lorch 140.
Some more problems.
Here are last year's practice problems. (Note that problems (13),(14) are not in this year's final exam syllabus.)
Homework:
Note that webwork is due the night before the due date.

Due January 12.
Webwork 1.11.2 (due 11:59pm January 11).
Written work Solution
1.1) 20, 22, 24, 26, 30, 33, 34
1.2) 10, 14, 20, 22, 24, 26, 30, 31
Logic/Sets Problem Set
Solution

Due January 19.
Webwork 1.31.5.
Written work Solution
1.3) 4, 6, 15, 18, 24, 32
1.4) 16, 18, 20, 24, 34, 36
1.5) 14, 18, 24, 26, 30, 32, 34
Functions/Induction Problem Set
Solution

Due January 26.
Webwork 1.71.9.
Written work Solution
1.7) 24, 26, 34, 36, 38
1.8) 18, 22, 30, 31, 32, 34, 36
1.9) 2, 4, 24, 26, 28, 36
Proofs Set 3
Solution

Due February 2.
Webwork 2.12.3.
Written work Solution
2.1) 20, 22, 24, 28
2.2) 14, 16, 20, 22, 38
2.3) 14, 20, 29, 30, 34, 36, 37
Proofs Set 4
Solution

Due February 9.
Webwork 3.13.3.
Written work Solution
3.1) 14, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 42
3.2) 34, 36, 40, 42
3.3) 20, 22, 30
Proofs Set 5
Solution

Due February 16.
Webwork 4.1.
Written work Solution
4.1) 13, 14, 24, 32, 33, 34
Proofs Set 6
Solution

Due February 23.
Webwork4.24.4.
Written work Solution
4.2) 26, 30, 31, 32, 36
4.3) 10, 16, 22, 30, 32, 34
4.4) 10, 14, 21, 28, 32
Proofs Set 7
Solution

Due March 9.
Webwork 4.5, 4.6.
Written work Solution
4.5) 12, 14, 22, 24, 26
4.6) 4, 10, 18, 20, 22, 30
Proofs Set 8
Solution

Due March 16.
Webwork4.75.4, 5.1.
Written work Solution
4.7) 6, 10, 12, 14
5.1) 16, 18, 24, 26, 32
5.4) 10, 12, 16, 20, 24
Proofs Set 9
Solution

Due March 23.
Webwork5.25.3.
Written work Solution
5.2) 12, 14, 18, 20, 24
5.3) 6, 18, 20, 24, 28, 32
Proofs Set 10
Solution

Due March 30.
Webwork5.5.
Written work Solution
5.5) 6, 12, 18, 25, 26
Proofs Set 11
Solution

Due April 6.
Webwork6.1.
Written work Solution
6.1) 20, 24, 26, 28
Proofs Set 12
Solution

Due April 13.
Webwork6.26.4.
Written work Solution
6.2) 6, 10, 16, 24, 26
6.3) 6, 10, 14, 22, 24
Proofs Set 13
Solution

No due date.
Recommended work Solution
6.4) 12, 14, 16, 18, 20
6.5) 12, 16, 18, 20, 22
6.7) 9, 10, 14, 16, 25, 26