Catalogue Description:MATH 423. Linear Algebra II . Eigenvalues, similarity and canonical forms, applications to differential equations and quadratic forms. Prerequisite: MATH 304 or MATH 323
Required Text S. Axler, Linear Algebra Done Right (3rd Ed.), Springer.
Grading System & Tests: Your grade will be based on quizzes, two in-class tests ( Thurs. February 15 & Thurs. March 29) and a final exam ( Thursday , May 3, 3:00-5:00). The quizzes will be based on homework problems and will count for 25%, each in-class test for 25% and the final for 25%. Your letter grade (after posssible curves) will be assigned this way: 90-100%, A; 80-89%, B; 70-79%, C; 60-69%, D; 59% or less, F.Note: Q-drop deadline is Tuesday, April 17, 5:00PM
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