Math 320: Linear Algebra I

David Dumas

University of Illinois at Chicago
Fall 2018

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Textbook Friedberg, Insel, and Spence, Linear Algebra, 4ed
Lectures MWF 9am in 316 Burnham Hall
Instructor David Dumas <>
Instructor office hours MWF 10am in 503 SEO
Exception: No office hours on Mon Dec 10
Grader Charles Alley <>
Grader office hours Wed 1pm-4pm in MSLC (third floor of SES)
CRN 13705


About the final exam

The final exam will be held on Tuesday, December 11 from 10:30am to 12:30pm in 316 Burnham Hall.

The final exam will consist of a list of at least five questions, and for full credit you will be asked to complete any four of them. Two of the exam problems will posted on the web page seven days before the exam. You are encouraged to work on these questions in advance, but collaboration is prohibited.

No notes or books may be used during the final exam. No formula sheet nor list of axioms will be provided. Unless a question on the final exam specifies otherwise, the rules for writing proofs are the same as in the most recent homework assignment.

The final exam questions will be an approximately equal mix of older material (that covered by exams 1 and 2) and new material.


Unless otherwise specified, all problems are from the textbook. Unless the book or the assignment instructs you otherwise, every problem requires you to write a proof of your answer.

It is important to write legibly if you are hand-writing solutions!

Unless specifically instructed not to for a given question, you always need to write a proof.

The older assignments in the list above show only the problem numbers; previously, some of these had additional instructions or hints. If you want to see the complete original text of the older assignments, they can be found here.


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