Professor: |
Alexander Merkurjev | ||

Office: |
MS 7917 | ||

Office Hours: |
M 3-4, W 11 - 12, F 1-2 or by appointment | ||

TA: |
Joseph Breen: Discussion Section TR 2 in MS 6627 | ||

Book: |
Friedberg, Linear Algebra (4th) Custom UCLA Edition | ||

Material: |
This is an introductory course in theoretical abstract algebra. | ||

Exams: |
Two Midterms and Final: Midterm 1: Friday, April 27 Midterm 2: Friday, May 25 Final: Thursday, June 14, 2018, 3:00pm-6:00pm No makeup exams |
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Homework: |
Assigned on Monday and due Thursday next week. Homework is returned in Discussion Section. To learn the material you must do homework. |
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Lecture: |
This course is an honors introductory course in abstract Linear Algebra. The goal of the course is to study vector spaces, linear transformations and inner product spaces. The emphasis of the class is on learning (on the material of linear algebra) how to understand mathematical concepts and how to prove rigorous mathematical statements. | ||

Quiz Section: |
The TA will go over material done in lecture, homework, and additional related material. | ||

Grading: |
final (50%) + two midterms (15% + 15%) + homework (20%) |