Matrix algebra (Fall2013)

Learning objectives

  • Perform basic arithmetic operations with matrices
  • Invert square matrices (when possible) using row operations
  • Explore criteria for invertibility

Before class

  • Read Lay sections 2.1, 2.2, 2.3
  • Consult notes to the textbook (if you wish)
  • Ponder Lay problems  2.1: 5, 13, 15, 17, 18, 19, 21, 24, 27; 2.2: 1, 5, 9, 13, 15, 17, 21, 35; 2.3: 1-4, 11, 13, 17, 33.
  • Post to Piazza
  • Do WeBWorK assignments.
  • Turn in written solutions to 1.4#31, 32 and 1.5#16.

In class

Daily Schedule|WeBWorK|Piazza