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Fall 2015
Sep 24, 2021
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McGill University values academic integrity. Therefore all students must understand the meaning and consequences of cheating, plagiarism and other academic offences under the Code of Student Conduct and Disciplinary Procedures (see Academic Integrity for more information).

L'université McGill attache une haute importance à l’honnêteté académique. Il incombe par conséquent à tous les étudiants de comprendre ce que l'on entend par tricherie, plagiat et autres infractions académiques, ainsi que les conséquences que peuvent avoir de telles actions, selon le Code de conduite de l'étudiant et des procédures disciplinaires (pour de plus amples renseignements, veuillez consulter le site Academic Integrity.

Syllabus Information
Linear Algebra and Geometry. - 356 - MATH 133 - 003

Associated Term: Fall 2015
Downtown Campus
Lecture Schedule Type
Lecture Instructional Method

Topics:

Topics to be covered: Vector Geometry, Systems of Linear Equations, Reduced Echelon Form, Matrix Algebra, Subspaces of Rn, Linear Transformations, Determinants, Eigenvalues, Eigenvectors and Diagonalization.

Webwork: There will be about eight WebWork assignments. For more information about the webwork assignment please visit webct.

Quizzes There will be three quizzes held during tutorials. The details will be announced later and posted on "mycourses".

Assignment Plagiarism: Assignments must be done individually. You may not copy another person's work. Furthermore, you must not give a copy of your work to another student.

Supplemental work: No additional work will be given in order to upgrade a final mark. Students with final grade of D or F have the right to apply to take a supplemental exam.

Calculators and Machine Scoring: No Calculators will be allowed during the final examination. Note also that the exam may be part multiple choice and machine scored.

Right to submit in English or French written work that is to be graded
In accord with McGill University's Charter of Students' Rights, students in this course have the right to submit in English or in French any written work that is to be graded.

In the event of extraordinary circumstances beyond the University's control, the content and/or evaluation scheme in this course is subject to change.

Academic integrity: McGill University values academic integrity. Therefore all students must understand the meaning and consequences of cheating, plagiarism and other academic offenses under the code of student conduct and disciplinary procedures (see www.mcgill.ca/integrity for more information).
L'université McGill attache une haute importance à l'honnêtet académique. Il incombepar conséquent à tous les étudiants de comprendre ce que l'on entend par tricherie, plagiatet autres infractions académiques, ainsi que les conséquences que peuvent avoir de telles actions, selon le Code de conduite de l'étudiant et des procédures disciplinaires (pour de plus amples renseignements, veuillez consulter le site www.mcgill.ca/students/srr/honest/ ).

Required Readings & Materials:

Textbook: Elementary Linear Algebra, Second Edition", by W. K. Nicholson, ISBN: 0-07-091142-8, McGraw-Hill, 2004 (paperback)


Method of Evaluation:

Mark scheme: The final grade for the course is a letter grade based on the formula:
max(20% Q + 10% W + 70% F)
where Q, W and F are percentage marks for the quizzes average, webwork, and final examination respectively.

Note that there is no 100% final option in this course.


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