Semester: Spring 2017 – 2018

Instructor: Assist. Prof. Dr. Özlem DEFTERLÄ°

Office Hour:  Thursday 13:20-14:10 (at R220)           

Catalogue Description: Systems of linear equations. Matrices. Algebraic properties of matrix operations. Special types of matrices. Echelon form of a matrix. Solving linear systems by Gauss-Jordan reduction. Finding the inverse of a matrix by row reduction. Equivalent matrices. Determinants. Properties of determinants. Cofactor expansion. Inverse of a matrix (via its determinant). Other applications of determinants (Cramer's rule). Vectors in the plane and in 3-space. Vector spaces. Subspaces. Span and linear independence. Basis and dimension. Row space. Null space.  Nullity and rank of a matrix. Homogeneous systems. Change of basis. Transition matrices. Orthogonalization. Linear transformations.  Kernel and range of a linear transformation.

Textbook:  Elementary Linear Algebra with Applications, 9th ed., B. Kolman and D. R. Hill, Pearson, 2008.

Reference Book: Elementary Linear Algebra with Supplemental Applications, International Student Version, 10th ed., H. Anton and C. Rorres, Wiley, 2010.

Evaluation Criteria: Midterm 1 (30%), Midterm 2 (30%), Final (40%), Bonus from Attendance (5%)

Exam Dates: 

Midterm 1: 15.03.2018 Thursday, 17.30

Midterm 2: 19.04.2018 Thursday, 17:30

Final: 23.05.2018  Wednesday, 10:00

Make-Up: 05.06.2018 Tuesday, 15:00

Resit: 13.06.2018 Wednesday, 12:30

(!! Make-Up and Resit exam contents cover the whole semester and both of them will be given after the final exam period)

Rules: - Attendance will be taken in each class.

Warning: - Students are responsible for checking this web page regularly for announcements and other course info.

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