Harvard University,FAS
Fall 2003

Mathematics Math21b
Fall 2003

Linear Algebra
and Differential Equations

Course Head: Oliver knill
Office: SciCtr 434
Email: knill@math.harvard.edu
New Syllabus Calendar Homework Challenge Exam Handout Check Exhibit Cas Faq Link

Homework

  • Homework is due at the beginning of class.
  • Collaborations are welcome however you must turn in your own copy and list on it the names of your collaborators.
  • Use words to explain your work, if necessary. Show your work.
  • A star * after a problem indicates that the problem is recommended only, not required.



1.  Week                                                        Due
         Mon 9/22       1.1      10,12,20,24,32b,26*,36*        9/24
         Wed 9/24       1.2      6,12,18,20,30,32*,38*          9/26
         Fri 9/26       1.3      4,14,34,48,50,26*,46*          9/29

    Solutions. 

2.  Week 
         Mon 9/29       2.1      6,14,22,28,42,44,34*,(24-30)*  10/1
         Wed 10/1       2.2      4,8,10,30,34,47*,50*           10/3
         Fri 10/3       2.3      10,20,30,38,40,26*,42*         10/6

    Solutions. 

3.  Week 
         Mon 10/6       2.4      4,14,28,40,76,48*,66*          10/8
         Wed 10/8       3.1      10,22,34,44,54,38*,48*         10/10
         Fri 10/10      3.2      6,18,24,28,48,36*,38*          10/15

    Solutions.

4.  Week 
         Mon 10/13      Columbus Day, no class
         Wed 10/15      3.3      22,24,32,38,52,36*,56*         10/17
         Fri 10/17      3.4      2,14,16,22,26,32*,38*          10/20

    Solutions.

5.  Week 
         Mon 10/20      5.1      6,10,20,28,32,38*,14*          10/24
         Wed 10/22      REVIEW AND EXAM 1 (Chapters 1,2,3)
         Fri 10/24      5.2      2,14,16,34,40,42*              10/27

    Solutions.

6.  Week 
         Mon 10/27      5.3      2,6,8,16,20,18*,44*            10/29
         Wed 10/29      5.4      2,10,22,34,40,16*,18*          10/31
         Fri 10/31      6.1      14,52 and 6.2  4,6,12,16*,40*  11/3

    Solutions.

7.  Week 
         Mon 11/3       6.3      4,12,14,22,26,18*,31*          11/5
         Wed 11/5       7.1      2,10,20,38ab),38c),40*,(24-29)*11/7
         Fri 11/7       7.2      8,10,16,22,32,28*,38*          11/10

    Solutions.

8.  Week 
         Mon 11/10      7.3      14,20,34,42,48,38*,46*         11/12
         Wed 11/12      7.4      14,18,22,36,54,58*,56*         11/14
         Fri 11/14      7.5      6,12,24,30,36,60*,38*          11/17   

    Solutions.

9.  Week 
         Mon 11/17      7.6      8,12,22,28,40,38*,42*          11/21
                             or  8,12,22,28,42,38*,40* 
         Wed 11/19      REVIEW AND EXAM 2 (Chapters 5,6,7)
         Fri 11/21      8.1      2,10,12,16,36,24*,26*          11/24 

    Solutions.

10. Week 
         Mon 11/24      9.1      10,26,32,54a,54b,24*,46*       11/26
         Wed 11/26      9.2      12,14,18,22-26,34,35*,40*      12/1
         Fri 11/28      THANKSGIVING, NO CLASS                       

    Solutions.

11. Week 
         Mon 12/1       9.4      1,2,3,4,5*      (Handout)      12/3   
         Wed 12/3       10.1     1,2,3,4,5,6*    (Handout)      12/5
         Fri 12/5       10.1     7,8,9,10,11,12* (Handout)      12/8

     Solutions 9.4
     Solutions 10.1

12. Week 
         Mon 12/8       10.2     1,2,3,4,6,5*   (Handout)       12/10
         Wed 12/10      10.3     1,2,3,4,5*,6*  (Handout)       12/12
                        (Note typo in problem 3:  It should be T(0,pi)=0)
         Fri 12/12      10.4     3,4,1*,2*,5*   (Handout)       12/15
  
     Solutions 10.2
      (note typo in 5 corrected in  hint)
     Solutions 10.3
     Solutions 10.4



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Fri Jan 30 20:21:17 EST 2004