Math 331 Linear algebra


 Syllabus

 In mathematics you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
-- John von Neumann, Nobel Prize winner.

 

  • Time and Place: 5:30 - 6:20 pm MTWR at 514 Smith Hall. 
  • Instructor: Peter Saveliev (please, call me Peter)
  • Office: Smith Hall 741A  
  • Office Hours: 12:45 - 1:45 TR and 4 - 5 MTWR (tentative) or by appointment
  • Office Phone: x64639
  • Home Phone: 697-7827 (9 a.m. - 8 p.m.)
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  • E-mail: saveliev@marshall.edu
  • Class Web-Page: math02.com
  • Prerequisites: Math 300
  • Text: Linear Algebra by Messer
  • Goals: understanding vector spaces
  • Grade Breakdown:
        - take-home homework + quizzes: 40% (drop one)
        - 2 exams (open book): 15% each
        - final exam: 30%
  • Letter Grades: A: 90-100, B: 80-89, C: 70-79, D: 60-69, F: <60