**Math 484, Linear Programming . **

MWF Section 1 10:10-11a 322 Sackett , Section 2 4:40-5:30p 67 Willard

**textbook**: Introduction to Linear Programming by L.Vaserstein, Prentice Hall, 2003.

title page: ps | pdf || copyright page: ps | pdf || contents&preface: ps | pdf ||

student's manual: ps | pdf || corrections to the textbook in plain text |

See Angel for syllabus. The final grades will be given in the last class. Linear Algebra is a **prerequisite**. You have to know :

what is a linear equation,

what it means to solve it,

how to solve any system of linear equations.

This is needed for Linear Programming and will be tested. No division by 0 is tolerated .

No joint work allowed. It is NOT OK to show your homework or another test to another student or look at another student's test.

**office hours: MWF 10:15a - 12:30p in **215 McAllister Bldg

**Perpetual homework: **read every section of the textbook before the corresponding class and do all exercises at the end of the section.

Your solutions to the exercises which are not done in the manual (more complicated ones are solved in the manual, pdf )

to be submitted into the appropriate Angel dropbox by the given deadlines. Give details, not just an answer (for all tests) .

If you use notes, books, computers, websites. etc. in your solutions, give proper references. You do not get full credit even for correct answer if it is not clear how you got it.

No communication devices (including computers) are allowed in tests in class.

If scanning, use white paper and black pen before scanning and check the result before submitting it.

Not all homework will be graded. Some tests could be given on scantrons.

Do not sent me e-notes with size greater than 1mb. Any email concerning Math 484 should have Math 484.1 or Math 484.2 on the Subject line.Your name as registered with PSU should be on the From line or the Subject line. Do not send me any homework.

Bonus points are given for anything good you do for class (e.g., correcting me or students, asking or answering questions in class).

No points are given for medical of family problems, yelling, crying, bribing, threats, cheating.

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