MATH 301

 Fall 2012
 Homework 

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Due August 30
Reading homework:  

  1. Section 1.1:  6, 18, 24
  2. Section 1.2:  2, 16, 22, 26

Skills homework: Skills0 

Written homework: 

  1. Familiar yourself with Matlab  by going through the "Introduction to Matlab" in the Appendix of the Study Guide for the text, which is also available online www.pearsonhighered.com/lay 
  2. Download Matlab data files from the text website www.pearsonhighered.com/lay. Put them on the computer and in the directory where you will be doing homework for this class.

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Due September 4

Reading homework:   Section 1.3:  23, 24, 25, 26

Skills homework: Skills1 

Written homework:  Matlab Project:  Getting Started with Matlab, Sections 1-14.  Hand in neatly written solutions to the exercises on the given handout.

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Due September 6

Reading homework:   Section 1.4:  14, 16, 18, 20, 24

Skills homework: Skills2 

Written homework:  Matlab Project:  Practice Row Operations.  Hand in neatly written solutions to the exercises on the given handout, and hand in additional pages if necessary.

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Due September 11

Reading homework:   Section 1.7:  16, 18, 20, 22, 24, 26, 28, 30, 34, 40

Skills homework: Skills3 

Written homework:  Matlab Project:  Exchange Economy and Homogeneous Systems.  Hand in neatly written solutions to the exercises on the given handout.

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Due September 13

Reading homework:   None

Skills homework: Skills4 

Written homework:  Matlab Project:  Visualizing Linear Transformations of the Plane.  Hand in neatly written solutions to the exercises on the given handout.

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Due September 18

Reading homework:   2.2: 8, 9, 10, 12, 14, 18, 22, 24

Skills homework: Skills5 

Written homework:  Matlab Project:  Lower Triangular Matrices.  Hand in neatly written solutions to the exercises on the given handout.

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Due September 20

Reading homework:   2.4: 12 and 2.5: 20, 24

Skills homework: Skills6  (Section 2.2)

Written homework:  Matlab Project:  Schur Complement.  Hand in neatly written solutions to the exercises on the given handout.

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Due September 25

Reading homework:   2.6: 1-4 and 2.7: 1, 2

Skills homework: Skills7  (Section 2.5)

Written homework:  Matlab Projects:  LU Factorization.  Hand in neatly written solutions to the exercises on the given handouts.

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Due September 27

Reading homework:   3.1: 2, 16, 26, 28

Skills homework: There is no Skills homework due, but you should start the review for the exam in Skills8

Written homework:  Matlab Projects:  An Economy with an Open Sector and Homogeneous Coordinates for Computer Graphics.  Hand in neatly written solutions to the exercises on the given handouts.

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Due October 1

Skills homework: Skills8 

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Due October 4

Reading homework:   None

Skills homework: Skills9  (Section 3.1)

Written homework:  Download ATLAST M-files from the website www.umassd.edu/SpecialPrograms/Atlast.

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Due October 9

Reading homework:   None

Skills homework: Skills10  (Section 3.2)

Written homework:  None

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Due October 11

Reading homework:   4.1: 2, 4, 6, 10, 12, 14, 16, 18, 24, 26, 36

Skills homework: Skills11  (Section 3.3)

Written homework:  ATLAST Matlab Determinant Project, problems 1-7.

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Due October 16

Reading homework:   4.2: 8, 10, 14, 16, 18, 24, 26, 28, 32

Skills homework: Skills12  (Section 4.1)

Written homework:  None.

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Due October 18

Reading homework:   4.3: 2, 4, 6, 8, 22, 24, 25 and 4.5: 2, 19, 20

Skills homework: Skills13  (Section 4.2)

Written homework:  None.

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Due October 23

Reading homework:   4.6: 2, 6, 8, 14, 18, 26

Skills homework: Skills14  (Section 4.3)

Written homework:  ATLAST Vector Space Exercises, problems 1-3, 5, 6, 14.

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Due October 25

Reading homework:   4.9:4, 10

Skills homework: Skills15  (Section 4.6)

Written homework:  ATLAST Vector Space Exercises, problems 4, 7-9, 11.

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Due October 30

Reading homework: 5.1: 22, 24, 32 5.2: 20, 23, 26 

Skills homework: None

Written homework:  Matlab Project: Markov Chains

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Due November 1

Reading homework:  5.3: 6, 8, 22

Skills homework: Skills16  (Sections 5.1, 5.2)

Written homework: ATLAST Eigenvalue Exercises, problems 7, 8

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Due November 6

Reading homework:   5.5: 2, 8, 22

Skills homework: Skills17  (Section 5.3)

Written homework:   ATLAST Eigenvalue Exercises, problems 5, 6

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Due November 8

Written homework:   Practice exams found on the textbook website. Follow the student resources link, on the left choose Review Sheets and Practice Exams. Then in the Practice Exams column, Second Exam A refers to the second bullet point under Course A, etc.

  1. Second Exam A: 1,2 6
  2. Third Exam A: 4, 5
  3. Second Exam B: 3, 4, 6, 7
  4. Second Exam C: 3, 4, 5, 6
  5. Third Exam C: 2, 3

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Due November 13

Reading homework: None 

Skills homework: Skills18  (Section 5.5)

Written homework:  None

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Due November 15

Reading homework: 6.1: 20, 22, 26 

Skills homework: None 

Written homework:  Matlab Project: Using Eigenvalues to Study Spotted Owls

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Due November 27

Reading homework: None 

Skills homework: Skills19  (Section 6.1)

Written homework:  None

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Due November 29

Reading homework: 6.2: 24, 26, 27 and 6.3: 21, 22 

Skills homework: None 

Written homework:  (x-credit) Matlab Project: QR Factorization

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Due December 4

Reading homework: 6.5: 19, 22, 24 

Skills homework: Skills20  (Sections 6.2, 6.3)

Written homework:  None

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Due December 6

Reading homework: 6.6: 5, 6, 9 

Skills homework: Skills21  (Section 6.5)

Written homework:  None

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Due December 11

Reading homework: None 

Skills homework: Skills22  (Section 6.6)

Written homework:  Matlab Project: Least Squares Solutions and Curve Fitting

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Due day before final exam

Reading homework: None 

Skills homework: Skills23 

Written homework:  None

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Due day of final exam

Reading homework: None 

Skills homework: None 

Written homework:  Practice exams found on the textbook website. Follow the student resources link, on the left choose Review Sheets and Practice Exams. Then in the Practice Exams column, the cummulative exams are the last bullet point under Course A, etc.

  1. Cummulative Exam A: 1, 2, 3, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
  2. Cummulative Exam B: 1, 3, 5, 6, 7, 11a
  3. Cummulative Exam C: 1, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 9