Associate Professor and
Distinguished Teaching Professor
Department of Mathematics
The University of Texas at Arlington

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January 2016
Tuesday Thursday

 

List of Study Problems not from the textbook 

 

19

First day of class
 

 

21

Study p. 2--5
To prepare for today:

p. 5--7 #7, 9, 11, 13, 15, 19, 29, 30, 33, 37

 

26
Study Section 1.2
To prepare for today:
p. 18--22 #1, 3, 5, 7, 8, 9, 31, 36, 42, 43

28
Study Section 1.3
To prepare for today:
p. 25--43: #1, 3, 6, 7, 22, 23, 27, 34, 36, 37, 
                 49, 55, 57

February 2016 
Tuesday Thursday


Review Sections 1.1--1.3
To prepare for today:
p. 35: #13, 14; p. 38--39: #63, 65; 7, 8, 16, 19, 20,
                                       25, 35, 37


Study Section 2.1
To prepare for today:
p. 53--57: #4, 5, 8, 9, 12, 24--31, 58

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Study Section 2.2
To prepare for today:
Study Problem 1 (SP1) in the link at the top of the page
p. 71--72: #2, 4, 5, 21

11
Study Section 2.3
To prepare for today:
p. 71--73: #8, 9, 19, 20, 23, 27A,B,D,E; 28a,b,c,e; 39c
p. 86: #49, 50, 51, 52, 53, 54, 55

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Study Section 2.4
To prepare for today:
p. 97-104: #5, 7, 11, 12, 13, 33, 35, 42, 104
Problem 104 is an interesting application question --
work on it like a project for a job -- be creative!

18
Study Section 3.1
To prepare for today:
p. 119-120: 4, 8, 14, 17, 19, 22, 23, 25, 30, 31, 32, 33, 35

23

Review Chapter 2 and Section 3.1
and all of the assigned problems for this material.

Be ready for another quiz over any of this!

 

25
Study Section 3.2
To prepare for today:
p. 131: 5, 6, 8, 15, 17, 18, 19, 21, 22, 25, 32

March 2016  
Tuesday Thursday

1
Study Section 3.3
To prepare for today:
p. 143-144: 7, 10, 11, 15, 23, 26, 28, 29, 32, 26


Study Section 3.4
To prepare for today:
p. 159-161: 1, 4, 7, 16, 37, 38, 39, 40, 41, 42, 43, 48, 49


8
Study again Section 3.4
To prepare for today:
p. 159-162: 19, 25, 45, 47, 50, 53, 56, 62, 66, 74, 75


 

10 
Office Hour moved to 12:30-1:30 today
Study Section 5.1
To prepare for today:
p. 214-216: 2, 4, 5, 7, 8, 10, 11, 15, 16

15 

SPRING BREAK

17

SPRING BREAK

22
Study again Section 5.1
To prepare for today:
Study Problems SP2, SP3, and SP4 (in the link above);
p. 217: 28, 37

24 
Study Section 5.2
To prepare for today:
p. 224-225: 29, 32, 33, 34, 35, 39

29 
Study Section 6.1
To prepare for today:
p. 275: 1, 3, 5, 7, 11, 13, 15, 17, 22

31
Study Sections 6.1 and 6.2
To prepare for today:
p. 276: 31, 35, 36, 37, 39, 40, 42
 
April 2016 
Tuesday Thursday 

5
Study Section 6.2
For each matrix, calculate the determinant by any
method
or combination of methods. 
Do this in two different ways
and check that your answers are the same:
p. 289: 1, 3, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9.

Also work out p. 289-292: 29, 45, 51


Study Section 6.3
To prepare for today:
p. 305-307: 1, 2, 3, 7, 13, 14, 18, 28
p. 308-309: 1, 2, 3, 6, 7, 8, 12, 21, 23, 30

12 
For today:
Prepare for a review quiz on the material in the
previous
quizzes.

14
Study the class material and discussions from April 12
-- on concepts from Section 7.1.
To prepare for today:
p. 323-324: 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 37 

19
Study Section 7.2.
To prepare for today:
p. 336, 338: #1, 2, 3, 8, 9, 12, 13, 15, 17, 35, 45

21 
Study Section 7.3.
To prepare for today:
p. 345-346: 1, 2, 5, 7, 11, 19, 23, 31, 43, 49
26
Review Sections 7.1--7.3, including the study problems
and notes from class.

28
Be ready for a quiz on Chapter 7 (7.1 -- 7.3).
Start reviewing for the final! And come by if you have
any questions.  The final is in two weeks.

May 2016  
Tuesday Thursday 

3
Bring any questions that you have on Linear Algebra as
you study and review (remember to think about the
concepts first and then calculate as needed). 
Then we will look at some applications of linear algebra
in solving differential equations.

5
Write up three questions that you made up yourself (not
from the book), and make each of them based on
understanding the concepts first, using calculation as
needed. Write up a complete and clear solution to each
question.  In class, we will trade and work out each
other's questions.   

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FINAL EXAM 2 -- 4:30 PM