Section 1.3: Vector Equations
 Reading Goals:
Understand algebraic and graphical representation of vectors; know how to convert from vector equations to
linear
systems of equations to augmented matrices; understand linear combinations and the span of a set of vectors.
 Required Problems: # 11, 24, 26, 32.
 Recommended Problems: # 9, 12, 13, 21, 23.

Section 1.4: The Matrix Equation Ax = b
 Reading Goals:
Be able to write a vector equation as a matrix equation; determine whether a matrix equation is consistent
and list equivalent conditions; know basic properties of matrixvector products.
 Required Problems: # 9, 15, 22, 24.
 Recommended Problems: # 10, 14, 23, 31.

Section 1.5: Solution Sets of Linear Systems
 Reading Goals:
Find solution sets to homogeneous systems of linear equations and relate to nonhomogeneous linear systems;
write solution sets in parametric vector form.
 Required Problems: # 5, 15, 24, 40.
 Recommended Problems: # 6, 16, 23, 26, 29.
