When & Where
3:004:15pm T H, Fall, 2014 2235 SAS Hall 
Instructors
Prof. Carl D. Meyer 4228 Mathematics & Statistics Building TA: Ralph Abbey 3201 SAS Hall, rwabbey "at" ncsu.edu 

Text Book
Matrix Analysis and Applied Linear Algebra by C. D. Meyer 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. Available from Amazon.com (free sameday shipping and no tax) 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.
HOMEWORK: Homework is assigned at the end of each lecture.

Schedule Of Events
FIRST CLASS: August 21 (Thursday) HOLIDAY: (Labor Day) September 1 (Monday) EXAM 1: September 25 (Thursday) FALL BREAK: October 910 (ThursdayFriday) LAST DAY TO DROP: October 17 (Friday) EXAM 2: November 13 (Thursday) THANKSGIVING VACATION: November 2628 (Wednesday, Thursday, Friday) LAST CLASS: December 2 (Tuesday) FINAL EXAM: December 9 (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 Posted here after exam has been given SOLUTIONS FOR EXAM 2 Posted here after exam has been given SOLUTIONS FOR EXAM 3 
Outline & References
Course Outline References other than the text
