Alan E. Lindsay


Associate Professor
Dept. of Applied & Computational Math & Statistics
University of Notre Dame
South Bend, IN, 46656, USA.

Office: Crowley Hall 201G
Ph: +1 (574) 631 3511
Email: a.lindsay@nd.edu


ACMS 20620 - Applied Linear Algebra

  • Textbook: Linear Algebra with Applications 9E, Steven J. Leon, Pearson
  • Lectures: MWF, 11:30am-12:20pm, Debartolo 136.
  • Instructor Office hours: Tuesday, 2pm - 4pm, Crowley 201G. Always available by appointment.
  • Course Syllabus
  • Tutoring at the Math Library here.
  • Breakdown of the grading scheme.

HomeworkDue Wednesdays in class100
Midterm 1Monday, Sep 23, in class100
Midterm 2Monday, Oct 14, in class100
Midterm 3Monday, Nov 18, in class100
FinalWednesday, Dec 18th, 1:45pm-3:45pm. 150
Your course grade is based on a total of 550 points.

    Linear Algebra in Matlab.

  • Defining matrices and performing Gaussian Elimination in Matlab
  • Operations on matrices. Multiplication, transposing, inverting and determinants in Matlab

    TA Office Hours: Mon: 1pm-2pm and Thursday 1pm-3pm.
    Location: 215 Hayes-Healy.

    Email for appointments at other times!

    • Emma Cobian (ecobian@nd.edu).

    Progress through Course

    • 08/28/19: 1.1. (Slides)
    • 08/30/19: 1.1, 1.2. (Slides)
    • 09/02/19: 1.2.
    • 09/04/19: 1.2, 1.3. (Slides)
    • 09/06/19: 1.3, 1.4. (Slides)
    • 09/09/19: 1.4. (Slides)
    • 09/11/19: 1.5. (Slides)
    • 09/13/19: 2.1.
    • 09/16/19: 1.5, 2.1, 2.2. (Slides)
    • 09/18/19: 2.2, 2.3. (Slides)
    • 09/20/19: 2.3.
    • 09/23/19; Midterm 1.
    • 09/25/19: 3.1, 3.2. (Slides)
    • 09/27/19: 3.2, 3.3. (Slides)
    • 09/30/19: 3.3. (Slides)
    • 10/02/19: 3.4. (Slides)
    • 10/04/19: 3.6.
    • 10/07/19: 3.5.
    • 10/09/19: 4.1.
    • 10/11/19: 4.2.
    • 10/14/19: Midterm 2.
    • 10/16/19: 4.3.
    • 10/18/19: 4.3.
    • Fall Break.
    • 10/28/19: 5.1. (Slides)
    • 10/30/19: 5.2. (Slides)
    • 11/01/19: 5.2.
    • 11/04/19: 5.3.
    • 11/06/19: 5.4, 5.5. (Slides)
    • 11/08/19: 5.5.
    • 11/11/19: 5.5, 5.6.
    • 11/13/19: 5.6. (Slides)
    • 11/15/19: Midterm Review.
    • 11/18/19: Midterm 3.
    • 11/18/18: 6.1.
    • 11/20/18: 6.1, 6.3.
    • 11/22/18: 6.3.
    • Thanksgiving Break.

    Weekly Homework - Due every Wednesday in class.

    Late Homework Policy: Weekly homework due in class each Wednesday. Homework handed in after that will receive 0 unless there is some prior arrangement. Each homework is worth 10 points and the three lowest scores will be discarded.

    • Homework 1, Due Sep 4,
      Section 1.1: 1(c), 2, 3(c), 4, 6(a-d).

    • Homework 2, Due Sep 11,
      Section 1.2: 2, 3(d-f), 5(e-f), 9, 10.
      Section 1.3:, 4, 6, 7.
      Section 1.4: 1, 3, 5, 7, 10(a-d).

    • Homework 3, Due Sep 18,
      Section 1.5: 1, 4, 9.
      Section 1.6: 1.
      Section 2.1: 1, 2, 3(d-f), 5, 6, 7, 11.
      Section 2.2: 1, 3(a-d), 4, 5, 6, 7.

    • Exam 1 - In Class, Monday, Sep 23. Covers sections 1 and 2.
      Midterm 1 Review Session: Friday Sep. 20th 4:30-6:30pm, Hayes-Healy 117.
      Sample exam can be foundherewith solutionshere.
      Actual exam can be foundherewith solutionshere.

    • Homework 4, Due Sep 25,
      Section 2.3: 1(c-d), 2(c), 3, 5, 6.

    • Homework 5, Due Oct 2,
      Section 3.1: 1, 2, 3, 4.
      Section 3.2: 1, 4(a-b), 8, 11(a-c).
      Section 3.3: 1(a-c), 2(a-c), 6, 16.

    • Homework 6, Due Oct 9,
      Section 3.4: 3, 4, 5, 9.
      Section 3.5: 1(a-b), 5.
      Section 3.6: 1, 2, 4(a,d), 6, 14.

    • Exam 2 - Monday, Oct 14. Exam 2 covers Chapters 3 and 4.1, 4.2.
    • Midterm 2 Review Session: Friday Oct. 11th, 4:30-6:30pm, Hayes-Healy 117.
      Sample exam can be foundherewith solutionshere.

    • Homework 7, Due Oct 16,
      Section 4.1: 1, 3, 5.
      Section 4.2: 2, 3, 4, 5, 6.

    • Homework 8, Due Oct 30,
      Section 5.1: 1(c-d), 2(c-d), 3(b-c), 4, 6, 11.

    • Homework 9, Due Nov 6,
      Section 5.2: 1, 2, 4.
      Section 5.3: 1, 2, 3, 5.

    • Homework 10, Due Nov 13,
      Section 5.4: 1, 2, 7, 18.
      Section 5.5: 1, 3, 5, 6, 7.

    • Exam 3 - Monday, Nov 18. Covers Chapter 5.

      Midterm 3 Review Session: Friday Nov. 15th 4:30-6:30pm, Hayes Healy 117.

      Sample exam 1 can be foundhereand solutionshere.
      Sample exam 2 can be foundhereand solutionshere.
    • Actual exam can be foundherewith solutionshere.

    • Homework 11, Due Nov 20,
      Section 5.6: 1, 3, 7, 8.

    • Homework 12, Due Dec 4,
      Section 6.1: 1(a-g), 2, 4.
      Section 6.3: 1(a-d), 2(a-d), 3(a-d), 6.

    • Homework 13, Due Dec. 11,
    • Section 6.2: 1(a-d), 2(a-b), 4, 5, 6.

    • Final Exam, Wednesday, Dec. 18th, 1:45pm-3:45pm. - Covers all material up to 6.3.




      Additional Questions (For extra Practice),
      Section 1.1: 1(a-b), 3(a,b,d), 6(e-h-d), 7.
      Section 1.2: 5(g-l), 11-14, 17.
      Section 1.3: 1-3, 5, 8-12.
      Section 1.4: 4, 8, 9, 12, 14-20.
      Section 2.1: 4.
      Section 2.2: 2, 11-16.
      Section 3.1: 7-9.
      Section 3.2: 2, 3, 9, 10, 12-17.
      Section 3.3: 7, 18, 20.
      Section 3.4: 7, 8, 10.
      Section 3.5: 3, 4, 6-8.
      Section 3.6: 3, 7, 8, 9, 10, 12, 13, 15-20, 22, 24, 26.
      Section 4.1: 2, 4, 6-8.
      Section 4.2: 7-9.
      Section 4.3: 1.
      Section 5.1: 5, 8-12, 18.
      Section 5.2: 3, 5-9, 12, 13.
      Section 5.3: 4, 10.
      Section 5.4: 3.
      Section 5.5: 2, 4, 21-23.
      Section 5.6: 5(a,c), 6.
      Section 6.1: 3, 5, 7, 9, 10, 14, 18.
      Section 6.2: 1(e-f), 2(c-d), 3.
      Section 6.3: 1(e-f), 4, 11, 12, 21, 22, 31-33.