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Math
331 Linear algebra

# Syllabus

*In mathematics you don't
understand things. You just get used to them*.

-- John von Neumann, Nobel Prize winner.

**Time and Place:** 5:30 - 6:20 pm MTWR at 514 Smith Hall.
**Instructor:**
Peter Saveliev (please, call me Peter)
**Office:** Smith Hall 741A
**Office Hours: **
12:45 - 1:45 TR and 4:30 - 5:30 MTWR (tentative) or by appointment**Office Phone:** x64639
**Home Phone:** 697-7827 (9 a.m. - 8 p.m.)
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****E-mail:**
saveliev@marshall.edu
**Class Web-Page: **
math02.com **Prerequisites:**
Math 300 (proofs)
**Text:**
*Linear Algebra* by Messer (most of it)
**Goals: **
understanding vector spaces
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Grade Breakdown:**

- take-home homework + quizzes: 40%
(drop one)

- 2 exams (open book): 15% each

- final exam: 30%
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****Letter Grades:** A: 90-100, B: 80-89, C: 70-79, D: 60-69, F: <60