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MA 405 "Introductory Linear Algebra" Fall 2021

Instructor: Prof. Hoon Hong
SAS (Math/Stat) 3274 hong@ncsu.edu
Office hour: Tue,Thu 9:00-10:00 AM on zoom
Grader: Mehul Mehta
Email mmehta4@ncsu.edu for scheduling a meeting

Textbook/Reference: The lecture is self-contained. Optional reference: Introduction to Linear Algebra by Jim DeFranza and Daniel Gagliardi.
Objectives: Learn underlying theories and methods for solving and applying linear system of equations, using vector-matrix.
Prerequisites: MA 241 (Credit is not allowed for both MA 305 and MA 405)

Grading: The letter grade will be determined from the total numeric grade as follows:
Letter Grade A+ A A- B+ B B- C+ C C- D+ D D- F
Total Numeric Grade >= 97.00 >= 93.00 >= 90.00 >= 87.00 >= 83.00 >= 80.00 >= 77.00 >= 73.00 >= 70.00 >= 67.00 >= 63.00 >= 60.00 < 60.00

The total numeric grade will be the sum of several numeric grades as follows:
Type Attendance Midterm 1 Midterm 2 Midterm 3 Final Total
Max Numeric grade 5 20 20 20 35 100

Midterm 1     Sep 14 (Tue)    
Midterm 2     Oct 14 (Thu)    
Midterm 3     Nov 16 (Tue)   
Final Dec 7 (Tue) 12-2:30 PM    

All tests are closed book/notes.
You should bring calculators (TI-83+ or above) to the tests.
However, you are NOT allowed to use computer algebra systems such as Maple.
Attendance: Required .
If you have an official excuse, then give it to the TA and ask the TA to remove the absence mark from the record.
Neither instructor nor TA will provide extra-help on missed lectures, unless there is an official excuse.

Guide for Zoom
Guide for Moodle
Covid related student health
Counseling center
University Regulations: We are required to adhere to University Policy and Regulations.
You are strongly recommended to read the regulations to learn about your rights and duties. In particular,
Absences and Missed works
Code of Student Conduct

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