Math 215 Introduction to Linear Algebra Fall, 2002

**Lecture**: 3 credit 2:00-3:15 pm MW **Classroom**:HYH
113

**Lecturer**: Joon Hyuk Kang

**Office: **HYH 128** Office** **phone number**: 471-6144

**Office hour**:

**E-mail address**__: kang@andrews.edu__

**URL address**: __http://www.andrews.edu/~kang__

**Office hour**:

The purpose of the office hours is to give students an opportunity to ask questions about the material covered in the text and in the lectures. Students are expected to make a serious effort to read the text material and to review the lectures before coming with questions to the office hour. Please, come with specific well-prepared questions.

**Textbook**: Seymour Lipschutz,
Schaum’s outline of theory and problems of beginning Linear Algebra, Second
Edition, McGraw-Hill Company

**Course Description and Objectives**:

This course is a study of modern elementary introduction to linear algebra, which will be found useful to all individuals regardless of their fields of specialization. This course will deal with vectors, matrices, determinants, and eigenvalues, with emphasis on applications.

**Attendances:**

1. Attendance at each class meeting is required.

2. Work (homework, test, etc) not handed in on time without any authorized excuse will earn a zero.

3. It is your responsibility to bring all information given in class during your absence.

4. Too many absences of any kind may lead to a failing grade. Read carefully the attendance policy on p.19 of the undergraduate bulletin.

5. Work missed due to an excused absence must be made up within 3 school days after return to class unless special arrangements are made with me.

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**Homeworks**:

1.
Each assignment is due ** at
the beginning** of the next class period.

2.
If you are absent, bring
your homework with you the next time you attended class along with an ** excuse
from the proper authority**.

3. Solutions lacking neatness and/or proper evidence will be discounted at the teacher’s discretion.

**Tests**:

1. There will be several tests and a comprehensive final exam.

2.
Make up will not be
given without an ** excuse from the proper authority**.

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**Grading**:

The grade is based on:

Homework 30%

Tests 40%

Final Exam 30%

The **scale** is
as follows:

85-100 |
A |

80-84 |
A- |

77-79 |
B+ |

73-76 |
B |

70-72 |
B- |

67-69 |
C+ |

63-66 |
C |

60-62 |
C- |

50-59 |
D |

0-49 |
F |

**Honesty**:

You are encouraged to
collaborate with others in working the homework and class group activity other
than examinations. __Examinations are to be your own effort____.__

Evidences of cheating will be investigated and dealt with in accordance with university policy.

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**Disability Accommodations**: If you are qualify for accommodations under
the American Disabilities Act, please see the instructor as soon as possible
for referral and assistance in arranging such accommodations.