When & Where
3:004:15pm T H, Fall, 2015 2106 SAS Hall 
Instructors
Prof. Carl D. Meyer 4228 Mathematics & Statistics Building TA: Mr. Nikolas Bravo (4:30  5:30 Tuesday and Thursday) 4223 SAS Hall, nbbravo "at" ncsu.edu 

Text Book
Matrix Analysis and Applied Linear Algebra by C. D. Meyer Book+Solutions Manual+CD bundle available from the SIAM online store
All of Prof. Meyer's students are eligible for a 20% discount on this text.
All NC State graduate students qualify for free membership in SIAM, which qualifies them for other discounts. Book+Solutions Manual+CD bundle available from Amazon.com (Amazon Prime is possible) Book+Solutions Manual+CD bundle available at the NCSU Bookstore (retail price + tax) 
Prerequisites
MA 405 Or else the equivalent of an upperlevel undergraduate linear algebra course 

Exams, Grading Policy, & Homework
REGULAR EXAMS: There are two regular 1 hr exams (closed book) each worth 100pts FINAL EXAM: The final is a 3 hr comprehensive (closed book) exam worth 200pts MAKEUP EXAMS: Makeup exams are generally not allowed. Attendance on scheduled exam days is absolutely mandatory! ATTENDANCE: It's required GRADES: Determined primarily by exam scores
BUMPS: Grades can be bumped downward by unexcused absences.
Here are the HOMEWORK ASSIGNMENTS
Homework is not collected or graded, but it is the basis for questions appearing on the exams.

Schedule Of Events
FIRST CLASS: August 20 (Thursday) HOLIDAY: (Labor Day) September 7 (Monday) EXAM 1: September 24 (Thursday) FALL BREAK: October 89 (ThursdayFriday) LAST DAY TO DROP: October 16 (Friday) EXAM 2: November 12 (Thursday) THANKSGIVING VACATION: November 2527 (Wednesday, Thursday, Friday) LAST CLASS: December 3 (Thursday) FINAL EXAM: December 15 (Tuesday) 1:004:00 PM DON'T ASK TO TAKE THE FINAL EARLY! 

Grades, Exam Scores, and Solutions
FINAL GRADES: Course grades will be posted on the MYPACK Portal site that can be found at the NCSU Registration & Records web site. Once you have entered your unity account and password in MyPack Portal and are admitted, click the FOR STUDENTS tab and select Academic Records  from there select View My Grades. SOLUTIONS FOR EXAM 1 SOLUTIONS FOR EXAM 2 SOLUTIONS FOR EXAM 3 
Outline & References
Course Outline References other than the text
