Math 416 - Abstract Linear Algebra
Sections C13 and D13, Fall 2014

Course Information

Daily Course Log

Instructor Ely Kerman
Office 326 Illini Hall
Office hours Monday and Friday 1-2 PM
Lectures Section C13: MWF 10:00-10:50 AM in 341 Altgeld Hall
Section D13: MWF 11:00-11:50 AM in 163 Everitt
Main Text Linear Algebra, by Friedberg, Insel, and Spence (Fourth Edition)
Please make sure you get the Fourth Edition. It should be possible to get a used copy.
Other resources

Linear Algebra, by Jim Hefferon, is a free online textbook, with solutions, available from the author's webpage as a pdf file

A First Course in Linear Algebra, by Robert A. Beezer, is a free textbook, available from the author's webpage as a pdf.
There is also an online, web-based, version.
Grading The course grade is calculated as follows.
Final exam: 40%
Midterms: 2x20%=40%
Homework: 20%
Exam dates Midterm 1, Friday Oct 10, in class.
Midterm 2, Friday Nov 14, in class.
Final exam:
Section C13: 8-11AM Friday Dec 19 in normal lecture room.
Section D13: 8-11AM Wednesday Dec 17 in normal lecture room.
Homework Homework assigned at each lecture will be posted on the daily log. It will be due in class usually on a Wednesday.
Syllabus Here is the course syllabus .

Course Policies

Homework grading

Collaborative work

You are encouraged to work on the homework in groups, although each student should submit a separate set of solutions. Please indicate which other students you collaborated with, if any.

Late homework

Make-up exams