18.700 - Linear Algebra (Fall 2010)

Instructor: Travis Schedler

TA: Lucas Culler; office hours T 4-5 and W 5-6, room 2-587

Graders: Andrei Frimu, Shravas Rao, and Umut Varolgunes

Email: trasched [at] math . mit .edu

Lectures: TR 1:00 - 2:30 pm, 32-124

Office Hours: W 6-8 PM; also by appointment. Always available via email.

Office: Room 2-179


Vector spaces, systems of linear equations, bases, linear independence, matrices, determinants, eigenvalues, inner products, quadratic forms, and canonical forms of matrices. More emphasis on theory and proofs than in 18.06.

Prerequisites: Calculus II (GIR)

Textbook: Sheldon Axler, Linear algebra done right


The guest lecture of Keith Winstein on applications of linear algebra: Part 1, Part 2, and Part 3.

Find here the final exam, and the solutions.

Find here Midterm 2, and the solutions.

Find here Midterm 1, and the solutions.