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It is your responsibility to know what homework is assigned and when it is due. Homework assignments will be posted on this page. Written homework is generally due the first day of class on the week after it is assigned (as explained on the general information page). Reading assignments are generally due, and reading quizzes given, on the next class day.



Homework Assigments

Week of January 4-6, 2017
Assignments Made on:
Wednesday:
  • Read: Sections 1.1 and 1.2.
  • Possible Reading Quiz Questions: Section 1.2, exercise 1.
  • Written Homework: Questionnaire, due Friday January 6.
Friday:
  • Read: Section 1.3.
  • Possible Reading Quiz Questions: Section 1.3, exercise 1.
  • Written Homework: Section 1.2, exercises 9, 18.
Week of January 9-13, 2017
Assignments Made on:
Monday:
  • Read: Section 1.4.
  • Possible Reading Quiz Questions: Section 1.4, exercise 1.
  • Written Homework: Section 1.3, exercises 10, 15, 19.
Wednesday:
  • Read: Section 1.5.
  • Possible Reading Quiz Questions: Section 1.5, exercise 1.
  • Written Homework: Section 1.4, exercises 5dfh, 10, 12.
  • Reminder: Quiz during the x-hour on Thursday.
Friday:
  • Read: Section 1.6.
  • Possible Reading Quiz Questions: Section 1.6, exercise 1.
  • Written Homework: Section 1.5, exercises 2bf, 7, 17.
Week of January 16-20, 2017
Assignments Made on:
Wednesday:
  • Read: No new reading.
  • Possible Reading Quiz Questions: None.
  • Written Homework: Section 1.6, exercises 4, 7, 11, 14.
  • Change: Class meets during the x-hour on Thursday, but there is no quiz.
Thursday:
  • Read: Section 2.1.
  • Possible Reading Quiz Questions: Section 2.1, exercise 1.
  • Written Homework: No new written homework.
Friday:
  • Read: No new reading.
  • Possible Reading Quiz Questions: None.
  • Written Homework: Section 1.6, exercise 23; section 2.1, exercise 10.
Week of January 23-28, 2017
Assignments Made on:
Monday:
  • Read: Section 2.2.
  • Possible Reading Quiz Questions: Section 2.2, exercise 1.
  • Written Homework: Section 2.1, exercises 4, 17, 18.
Wednesday:
  • Read: Section 2.3.
  • Possible Reading Quiz Questions: Section 2.3, exercise 1.
  • Written Homework: Section 2.2, exercises 3, 5bde, 8.
Friday:
  • Read: Section 2.4.
  • Possible Reading Quiz Questions: Section 2.4, exercise 1.
  • Written Homework: Section 2.3, exercises 3, 4bd, 12a; for the last question in 12a, give either an explanation or a counterexample.
Week of January 30-February 3, 2017
Assignments Made on:
Monday:
  • Read: Section 2.5.
  • Possible Reading Quiz Questions: Section 2.5, exercise 1.
  • Written Homework: Section 2.4, exercises 4, 6, 15.
Wednesday:
  • Read: Section 2.7.
  • Possible Reading Quiz Questions: Section 2.7, exercise 1.
  • Written Homework: Section 2.5, exercises 5, 6ac 7. (For 7b, interpret projection geometrically, as the perpendicular projection.)
Friday:
  • Read: Sections 3.1, 3.2.
  • Possible Reading Quiz Questions: None.
  • Written Homework: Section 2.7, exercises 3, 8, and 9. For exercise 9, first give a careful proof by induction on $n$ that, under the assumptions of the problem, the composition (U_1)(U_2)…(U_n) is equal to the composition (U_1)…(U_(i-1))(U_(i+1))…(U_n)(U_i). (That is, the composition can be rearranged to put U_i at the rightmost end.)
Week of February 6-February 10, 2017
Assignments Made on:
Monday:
  • Read: Sections 3.3,3.4.
  • Possible Reading Quiz Questions: None.
  • Written Homework: Section 3.2, exercises 5f, 6e, and 7.
Wednesday:
  • Read: Section 4.1,4.2.
  • Possible Reading Quiz Questions: None.
  • Written Homework: Section 3.3, exercises 2d and 3d (note that (2,2,1) is one solution); section 3.4, exercise 4b.
Friday:
  • Read: Sections 4.3,4.4.
  • Possible Reading Quiz Questions: Section 4.4, exercise 1.
  • Written Homework: Section 4.2, exercises 10, 22, 26.
Week of February 13-February 17, 2017
Assignments Made on:
Monday:
  • Read: Section 5.1.
  • Possible Reading Quiz Questions: Section 5.1, exercise 1.
  • Written Homework: Section 4.3, exercise 12; section 4.4, exercise 4eg.
Wednesday:
  • Read: Section 5.2.
  • Possible Reading Quiz Questions: Section 5.2, exercise 1.
  • Written Homework: Section 5.1, exercises 3cd, 4dh and 7a (notice that you are proving that det(T) is well-defined).
Friday:
  • Read: Section 5.3.
  • Possible Reading Quiz Questions: Section 5.3, exercise 1.
  • Written Homework: Section 5.2, exercises 2cde, 3cde, and 7.
Week of February 20-February 24, 2017
Assignments Made on:
Monday:
  • Read: Section 5.4.
  • Possible Reading Quiz Questions: Section 5.4, exercise 1.
  • Written Homework: Section 5.3, exercises 8bd, 9bd, 11.
Wednesday:
  • Read: Section 6.1.
  • Possible Reading Quiz Questions: Section 6.1, exercise 1.
  • Written Homework: Section 5.4, exercises 3, 6d, 9d, 10d.
Friday:
  • Read: Section 6.2.
  • Possible Reading Quiz Questions: Section 6.2, exercise 1.
  • Written Homework: Section 6.1, exercises 2, 3, 12, 17.
Week of February 27-March 3, 2017
Assignments Made on:
Monday:
  • Read: Section 6.3.
  • Possible Reading Quiz Questions: Section 6.3, exercise 1.
  • Written Homework: Section 6.2, exercises 2ac, 6, 13.
Wednesday:
  • Read: Section 6.4.
  • Possible Reading Quiz Questions: Section 6.4, exercise 1.
  • Written Homework: Section 6.3, exercises 2a, 3b, 7, 12.
Friday:
  • Read: Section 6.5.
  • Possible Reading Quiz Questions: Section 6.5, exercise 1.
  • Written Homework: Section 6.4, exercises 2bdf, 9.
Week of March 6-March 3, 2017
Assignments Made on:
Monday:
  • Read: Sections 6.6 and 6.7.
  • Possible Reading Quiz Questions: None.
  • Written Homework: No new written homework. Work on the take-home final.
  • Take-home Final Due: Tuesday, March 14, the day of our final quiz.
  • Last Day to Submit Late Regular Written Homework: Wednesday, March 8, the last day of class.
  • Last Day to Submit Late or Revised Special Written Homework: Tuesday, March 14, the day of our final quiz.


Marcia Groszek
Last updated March 02, 2017 11:01:49 EST