Math 202B: Linear Algebra with MATLAB (Fall 2000)

I did not assign letter grades to the final exam. The average on the final
exam was 56 percent. I will be in my office this week Wednesday 911Am
and Friday 23. If you can't come during those times contact me for an
appointment if you want to stop by to discuss your grade or to pick up
your final exam.
Solutions
to the Final Exam are available.
Code Name Final Exam Grade for MAT202B
Apple 67% B+
Lpup 80% A
Monkey 42% B
SuperNerd 55% B
MaryM 96% A
Fostoria 92% A
Darrell Cook 83% A
Garth Brooks 79% B+
7920 56% B+
Mr. Bojangles 35% C+
Batman 42% B
The Bum 64% B+
Jazz 47% B
HAL 70% B+
Yoda 84% A
LouDP 36% B
Skelator 47% C
Nigel T. 52% B
Billybob 72% B+
Fatal 69% B+
Jbravo 82% A
Cactus 32% C
Dan 68% B
Yossarian 74% A
Pushaw 67% B+
Katharina 68% B+
A.K.A.Beavis 96% A
FlowerPuffPuppy 44% B
Pedro 89% A
KaiserSose 70% B+
BMWM3 76% B+
syllabus
homework assignments from Bretscher Note:
Assignments for the last 3 weeks of the semester have been edited.
Note: The last homework assignment consists
only of the problems from sections 8.1 and 8.2 (due Wednesday January 10
at Fine 403 by 5PM.) You will not be responsible for anything in
Chapter 9.
The final exam will be held Sunday,
Jan21 from 1 to 4 PM in Jadwin A06.
Office Hours during Reading
Period:
Tuesday, January 9 from 1:30 
3:30 (Fine 403)
Wednesday, January 10 from 1:30
 3:30 (Fine 403)
Tuesday, January 16 from 1:30 
3:30 (Fine 403)
Thursday, January 18 from 1:30
 3:30 (Fine 403)
Notes from the review session
held Thursday, January 11 from 1:30 to 3:30 are available in the mailbox
outside my office (Fine 403)
A second review session will
be held in Fine 214 on Wednesday, January 17 from 1:30 to 3:30.
I will not prepare another overview of the course. We will
focus on questions that you bring in.
Copies of various old quizzes, midterms,
finals and extra practice problems from old 202 exams are also available:
Old quizzes,
midterms, finals, practice problems
Lecture notes from Fri Dec 15 are available now: Continuous
Dynamical Systems with Complex Eigenvalues
Updated grades are now available.
The average for Quiz 2 was 45. The curve was:
A : 79  63 (4)
A: 62  56 (5)
B+: 55  53 (3)
B : 52  42 (8)
B: 41  33 (7)
C+: 32  27 (5)
C : 26  23
(0)
C: 22  19 (2)
The last MATLAB assignment is about matrix powers and defining functions
in MATLAB. It is due by 5PM on the last day of classes. You
should turn in exercises 2, 3,5,6 and 7 of Matrix
Powers . Note some exercises (more specifically, exercises 6
and 7) do not need MATLAB.
Grades At Midterm
Curve for the Midterm Exam
The second MATLAB assignment is about the geometry of linear transformations
and how to plot in MATLAB. Your assignment will be Exercises 2,3,4,5
and 8 of Linear Transformations on
the Plane . It will be due on Friday, Nov
10. Please try to work through
the explanatory examples as soon as possible, so that we can discuss any
questions you may have. In this assignment each exercise is worth
20 points.
If you need to refer to the previous Matlab information they are
available: Intro to Matlab and
Temperature
at Equilibrium
Extra MATLAB help is available from
Mike
Buchanan, a student in the engineering school who has a lot of MATLAB
experience.
A copy of the text is on reserve in Fine Library for the rest of the semester.
some notes on finding inverses
notes on elementary matrices and LU decomposition
notes of finding a basis for the row space of
A (added October 19)
notes on least squares (class
notes for October 20)
Exercise 33 of Bretscher done in MATLAB (least
squares)
notes on the coyote/roadrunner problem in
MATLAB (handout from Nov 10 class)
The grader for the course is Jeff Schenker. His office is 404 Fine
Hall, extension 6450. You can leave voice mail for Jeff at that number
or you can send him email at schenker@princeton.edu.
He will be running evening help sessions in our regular classroom, Fine
314, at 7:30PM on the following dates:
Tuesday 9/19, Monday 9/25, Tuesday 10/3,
Tuesday 10/10, Monday 10/16, Tuesday 11/7,
Tuesday 11/13, Monday 11/20, Monday 11/27,
Tuesday 12/5, Monday 12/11
Jeff will also be holding an office hour on Tuesdays from 1  2 in room
404 Fine.
midterm from last spring (in pdf format).