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, Pasquerilla Center 109.
  • 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, Feb 10th, in class100
Midterm 2Monday, Mar 2nd, in class100
Midterm 3Cancelled100
Final 1Monday, May 4th, 1:45pm-3:45pm. 150
Final 2Friday, May 8th, 4:15pm-6:15pm. 150
Your course grade is based on a total of 550 points.

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TA Office Hours: Monday 3-5pm and Tuesday 11am - 1pm.
Location: Hurley Hall 172.

Email for appointments at other times!

  • Anya Seboldt (aseboldt@nd.edu) and Yihao Fang (yfang5@nd.edu).

Progress through Course

After Spring break, submit all homework through Sakai by April 30th.

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 Jan 22,
    Section 1.1: 1(c), 2, 3(c), 4, 6(a-d).

  • Homework 2, Due Jan 29,
    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 Feb 5,
    Section 1.5: 1, 4, 9.
    Section 1.6: 1.
    Section 2.1: 1, 2, 3(d-f), 5, 6, 7, 11.

  • Exam 1 - In Class, Monday, Feb 10. Covers sections 1 and 2.
    Midterm 1 Review Session: Friday Feb. 7th 4:15-6:15pm, Hayes-Healy 129.
    Sample exam can be foundherewith solutionshere.
    Actual exam can be foundherewith solutionshere.

  • Homework 4, Due Feb 12,
    Section 2.2: 1, 3(a-d), 4, 5, 6, 7.
    Section 2.3: 1(c-d), 2(c), 3, 5, 6.

  • Homework 5, Due Feb 19,
    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 Feb 26,
    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, Mar 2nd. Exam 2 covers Chapters 3 and 4.1, 4.2.
  • Midterm 2 Review Session: Friday Feb. 28th, 4:30-6:30pm, Hayes-Healy 117.
    Sample exam can be foundherewith solutionshere.
    Actual exam can be foundherewith solutionshere.

  • Homework 7, Due Mar 4th,
    Section 4.1: 1, 3, 5.
    Section 4.2: 2, 3, 4, 5, 6.
  • Remaining Homework - To be completed as you can and uploaded through Sakai. Homework should be completed by April 30th.

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

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

  • Homework 10,
    Section 5.5: 1, 2, 7, 18.
    Section 5.6: 1, 3, 7, 8.

  • Exam 3 - Cancelled

  • Sample exam can be foundherewith solutions here.

  • Homework 11
    Section 6.1: 1(a-g), 2, 4.
    Section 6.3: 1(a-d), 2(a-d), 3(a-d), 6.

  • Homework 12
  • Section 6.2: 1(a-d), 2(a-b), 4, 5, 6.

  • Final Exam All material up to 6.3
  • Monday May 4th 1:45 PM. Make up Exam, Friday May 8th, 4:15pm.

  • Meet on zoom 10 miutes prior to start (link here). Answers will be input in Sakai
  • Sample exam can be foundherewith solutionshere.<\li>


    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.