Math 308 B - Summer 2018

Instructor : Yue Zhao (zhaoy28@uw.edu )

Office Hours: Wed 1:00-3:00 PDL C-8B

Lectures: MWF 9:40-10:40 in MOR 230


Syllabus!

WebAssign assignments. Here is the instruction on getting access.

Exam dates:

Resources for help:


Announcements:

  • 7.23:
  • Test-prep problem set 4 will be due on Mon 8.6 in class.

  • 7.2:
  • WebAssign hw Sec 2.3 will be due on Fri 7.6 11pm, hw Sec 3.1 will be due on Mon 7.9 11pm.
  • Test-prep problem set 3 will be due on Mon 7.23 in class.

  • 6.29:
  • Office hour next week will be changed to Monday 1-3 pm instead of Wednesday (Holiday)
  • Some rules for the hand-in homework :
  • 1. Any subpart of each problem should be clearly shown on the paper. For example write down 1.(c) even if you don't have a solution.
  • 2. Any answer without any steps or justification won't be accepted as a completion. For example yes or no question without explaination of why yes or no.

  • 6.25:
  • You should watch the first 3 videos from "3Blue1Brown YouTube videos" (linked above).
  • Test-prep problem set 1 will be due on Wed 6.27 in class.
  • WebAssign hw Sec 2.1, 2.2 will be due on Mon 7.2 11pm.
  • Test-prep problem set 2 will be due on Fri 7.6 in class.

  • 6.18:
  • WebAssign hw Sec 1.1, 1.2 will be due on Mon 6.25 11pm. Test-prep problems 1 (which is on the 3rd page of the handout today) will be due on Wed 6.27 in class.
  • MSC is open starting tomorrow (Tuesday, June 19th) 11-5pm. Webassign is sending representatives to be in the MSC tomorrow from 11-3pm. If there are any technical webassign questions, please go to MSC during these hours.


  • Tentative schedule :

    Mon Wed Fri
    Week 1:
    • June 18
    • Sec. 1.1: Lines and Linear Equations
    • June 20
    • Sec. 1.2: Linear Systems and Matrices
    • June 22
    • Sec. 2.1: Vectors
    Week 2:
    • June 25
    • Sec. 2.2: Span
    • June 27
    • Sec. 2.3: Linear Independence
    • June 29
    • Sec. 2.3: Linear Independence
    Week 3:
    • July 2
    • Sec 3.1: Linear Transformations
    • July 4
    • Holiday
    • July 6
    • Sec 3.1: Linear Transformations
    Week 4:
    • July 9
    • Sec 3.1: Linear Transformations
    • July 11
    • Sec. 3.2: Matrix Algebra
    • July 13
    • MIDTERM 1
    Week 5:
    • July 16
    • Sec. 3.3: Inverses
    • July 18
    • Sec. 3.3: Inverses
    • July 20
    • Sec. 4.1: Intro to Subspaces
    Week 6:
    • July 23
    • Sec. 4.2: Basis and Dimension
    • July 25
    • Sec. 4.2: Basis and Dimension
    • July 27
    • Sec. 4.3: Row and Column Spaces
    Week 7:
    • July 30
    • Sec. 4.4: Change of basis
    • Aug 1
    • Sec. 5.1: The Determinant Function
    • Aug 3
    • MIDTERM 2
    Week 8:
    • Aug 6
    • Sec. 5.2: Properties of the Determinant
    • Aug 8
    • Sec. 6.1 Eigenvalues and Eigenvectors
    • Aug 10
    • Sec. 6.2: Diagonalization
    Week 9:
    • Aug 13
    • Sec. 6.2: Diagonalization
    • Aug 15
    • Sec. 6.3: Complex eigenvalues and eigenvectors
    • Aug 17
    • Final Exam