## MATH/MTHE 212: Linear Algebra II

Winter 2018

### Course Information

**Instructor:**Dr. Neha Prabhu

Office: 405, Jeffery Hall.

email: neha.prabhu@queensu.ca

**Office hours:**Wednesdays 4-6 p.m. until week 12 and by appointment during the period April 9- April 24.

**Math Help Center:**Tutors are available to help you with the course in the Math Help Center located in Jeffery Hall Rooom 201. The schedule for Winter 2018 is available here.

**Course description:**Vector spaces, direct sums, linear transformations, eigenvalues, eigenvectors, inner product spaces, self-adjoint operators, positive operators, singular-value decomposition, minimal polynomials, Jordan canonical form.

**Textbook:**

*Linear Algebra Done Right*by

*Sheldon Axler*, Third Edition, Springer Undergraduate Texts in Mathematics, 2015, ISBN 978-3-319-11079-0.

**Prerequisites and Exclusions:**

**MATH 212:**

Prerequisites: MATH 111 or 112 or MTHE 217.

Exclusion: MATH 110.

**MTHE 212:**

Prerequisites: APSC 174 and must be registered in a BSCE or BASC academic program.

Exclusion: MTHE 312 (MATH 312).

**Lectures:**

Monday: 1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.

Wednesday: 12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m.

Friday: 11:30 p.m. to 12:30 p.m.

**Venue:**Stirling Hall Room C.

**Tutor:**Jian-Jia Weng

**Tutorials:**

Section 002: Tuesdays 4:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. in Jeffery Hall Room 126

Section 003: Mondays 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in Jeffery Hall Room 128

**Test:**There will be a two hour midterm on Wednesday, February 14. Time and venue: 7-9 p.m. in Dupuis Auditorium.

**Exam:**25 April 2018 from 7:00- 10:00 p.m.

© 2017 Neha Prabhu