 
Summary: Linear Algebra: Math 110
Fall 2001, MWF 89 in 3 Evans
Professor: Michael Anshelevich, 1063 Evans, manshel@math.berkeley.edu.
Office hours: Tu 1112, F 23. The office hours for my other class are M 1112, W 23.
You are welcome to come by then, but the students from the other class have priority.
Class homepage: http://www.math.berkeley.edu/~manshel/m110/m110.html. I will
use it to post homework assignments and lastminute announcements. Also, if you want
to be on the mailing list for the class, send me email in the first week of classes.
Text: Friedberg, Insel, and Spence, Linear Algebra, 3rd ed.
Prerequisites: Math 54. Some topics you should be familiar with: mathematical induction
and the basics of complex numbers, solving systems of linear equations, determinants.
Syllabus:
· Vector spaces: general theory and examples.
· Linear transformations, matrices, and the relationship between them.
· Determinants: a brief review.
· Eigenvalues, eigenvectors, and diagonalization.
· Inner product spaces.
· Special classes of operators.
· Jordan canonical form.
Exams: We will have two inclass midterms, the 1st one on September 26th, the 2nd one
