Instructor: Leon Vaserstein (Dr.V) , http://www.math.psu.edu/vstein.

Webpage:  http://www.math.psu.edu/vstein/teaching.html

Math 436, Linear Algebra

The outline is in the blue book.

Textbook:    Linear Algebra with Application by  Bretscher, Prentice Hall, Also almost every textbook contains
all we need.

We have a quiz and a homework graded every week, about 50 pts a week.
Three midterms in class are given, about 50 pts each. Extra pts are given for
work in class. To get A, one has to get at least 90% of the sum of maximal scores.
Here are lower limits for other grades:
A- 86 2/3 %,
B+ 83 1/3 %,
B 80 %,
B-  76 2/3 %,
C+ 73 1/3 %,
C  70%,
D 60%.
No make-ups are given for missing tests in class unless e-mail sent to
vstein@math.psu.edu
before the class.
Partial credit for late homework is given.
Computers, books, notes are allowed during tests, but no joint work.
No points are given after classes are over.
No cheating  is tolerated.
 

Office hours: MWF 9:05-11 am, 205 MB.