Please note that the schedule is tentative and may be changed without notice. This is the master website calendar. Your instructor's calendar may differ, so follow your instructor's calendar carefully.

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Date Topic Materials WeBWorK Quiz/Exam Remarks
M Aug 21 Overview      
W Aug 23 Lines and planes in Rn and 1.1, Systems of equations      
R/F Aug 24/25 Recitation: Lines, planes, 1.1 Warmup    
M Aug 28 1.1 (continued) and 1.2, Row reduction      
W Aug 30 1.2, Row reduction (continued) 1.1  
R/F Aug 31 / Sep 1 Recitation: 1.1, 1.2 Quiz: Lines, planes, 1.1  
M Sep 4 Labor Day
W Sep 6 1.3, Vectors in Rn, span 1.2    
R/F Sep 7/8 Recitation: 1.3     Quiz: 1.1, 1.2  
M Sep 11 Class canceled due to weather      
W Sep 13 1.4, Matrix equations 1.3    
R/F Sep 14/15 Recitation: 1.4     Quiz: 1.3  
M Sep 18 1.5, Solution sets      
W Sep 20 1.7 Linear independence 1.4, 1.5    
R/F Sep 21/22 Midterm 1: through 1.5     Midterm 1
M Sep 25 1.8, Linear transformations      
W Sep 27 1.9, The matrix of a linear transformation      
R/F Sep 28/29 Recitation: 1.7, 1.8, 1.9   1.7  
M Oct 2 2.1, Matrix algebra     Midsemester progress reports submitted by 12 PM (deadline was extended to Oct. 2 from Sep. 29)
W Oct 4 2.2 and 2.3, Matrix inverses 1.8, 1.9    
R/F Oct 5/6 Recitation: 2.1, 2.2, 2.3   Quiz: 1.7, 1.8, 1.9  
M Oct 9 No Class (holiday)
W Oct 11 2.8, Subspaces 2.1, 2.2, 2.3  
R/F Oct 12/13 Recitation: 2.8   Quiz: 2.1, 2.2, 2.3  
M Oct 16 2.9, Dimension and rank    
W Oct 18 Review 2.8, 2.9    
R/F Oct 19/20 Midterm 2: through 2.9   Midterm 2  
M Oct 23 3.1, Determinants I      
W Oct 25 3.2, Determinants II    
R/F Oct 26/27 Recitation: 3.1, 3.2     Last day to withdraw (will receive "W") is October 28
M Oct 30 5.1, Eigenvectors      
W Nov 1 5.2, Characteristic equation 3.1, 3.2    
R/F Nov 2/3 Recitation: 5.1, 5.2     Quiz: 3.1, 3.2  
M Nov 6 5.3, Diagonalization      
W Nov 8 Appendix B and 5.5, Complex Eigenvalues 5.2, 5.3    
R/F Nov 9/10 Recitation: 5.3 and 5.5     Quiz: 5.2, 5.3  
M Nov 13 5.5, Complex eigenvalues (continued)      
W Nov 15 6.1 and 6.2, Inner products and orthogonal sets   5.5    
R/F Nov 16/17 Midterm 3: through 5.5     Midterm 3  
M Nov 20 6.3, Orthogonal projections      
W Nov 22 Thanksgiving holiday (no class)
R/F Nov 23/24
M Nov 27 6.3 (continued) and 6.4, The Gram-Schmidt process      
W Nov 29 6.5, Least-Squares Problems 6.1, 6.2, 6.3    
R/F Nov 30 / Dec 1 Recitation: 6.3, 6.4, 6.5        
M Dec 4 Review for Final Exam      
Tue Dec 12 Final Exam for ALL SECTIONS of Math 1553: 6:00pm–8:50pm (location to be determined)