Math 401 Homework, Spring 2010
(3 May version)
There will be homework assignments worth 10 points each. These are
given below, but are subject to changes announced in class. Only your
10 best homework scores count toward your course grade.
When and Where to Turn in Your Homework. Each Homework
assignment should be turned in no later than its due date by either:
 giving it to me in class,
 bringing it to my MTH3313 office before 5:30pm.
If the University cancels class for any reason on the scheduled
due date of an assignment then that assignment will be due on the
first day that the class subsequently meets. Assignments turned
in late will be recorded, but may not be graded for full credit.
How Each Homework Should Look. Your homework should be neat
and legible. You should give the number of each problem attempted and
the work for each problem should be indicated clearly. (There should
be no arrows running around or between pages!) The reasoning behind
each answer should be given. Your answers should be presented in the
order that the problems are assigned. If you use more than one sheet
of paper, they should be stapled together. The top of the first page
should include: your name, our course and section number, my name, and
the date the assignment is due.
How Each Homework Will Be Graded. Your score for each
homework assignment will be the sum of your scores of the problems
renormalized so that the maximum possible score on each assignment
is 10 points.
Homework Assignments
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Assignments on Topics Covered on the First Exam
(Friday, 5 March)

Friday, 17 February (snow delay)
(Matrices and Linear Systems)
 Olver and Shakiban, Section 1.2: 19, 20, 21, 24, 30
 Olver and Shakiban, Section 1.3: 15, 21
 Friday, 26 February
 Olver and Shakiban, Section 1.5: 3, 4, 9, 13, 19 24
 Olver and Shakiban, Section 1.6: 17, 20, 21, 25
 Olver and Shakiban, Section 1.7: 9, 13
 Wednesday, 3 March
 Olver and Shakiban, Section 1.4: 10, 19
 Olver and Shakiban, Section 1.8: 1, 5, 6, 7, 18, 23
 Olver and Shakiban, Section 1.9: 1, 3, 4, 5, 9, 23
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Assignments on Topics Covered on the Second Exam
(Friday, 16 April )
 Wednesday, 10 March
 Olver and Shakiban, Section 2.1: 7, 13.
 Olver and Shakiban, Section 2.2: 1, 4, 6, 7, 14.
 Olver and Shakiban, Section 2.3: 1, 2, 3, 4, 9, 21, 23, 32
 Wednesday, 24 March
 Olver and Shakiban, Section 2.4: 2, 8, 10, 12.
 Olver and Shakiban, Section 7.1: 2, 4, 7, 14, 15.
 Olver and Shakiban, Section 7.1: 19, 27, 38, 42, 53.
 Wednesday, 31 March
 Olver and Shakiban, Section 2.5: 1, 3, 14, 21, 24.
 Olver and Shakiban, Section 2.6: 1, 3, 4, 7, 14.
 Olver and Shakiban, Section 3.1: 1, 2, 19, 20, 21.
 Wednesday, 7 April
 Olver and Shakiban, Section 3.2: 1, 5, 12, 16, 29.
 Olver and Shakiban, Section 3.4: 1, 5, 22, 27, 28.
 Olver and Shakiban, Section 3.5: 1, 3, 7, 11, 19.
 Wednesday, 14 April
 Olver and Shakiban, Section 5.1: 2, 5, 16, 21, 27.
 Olver and Shakiban, Section 5.2: 2, 9, 15, 17.
 Olver and Shakiban, Section 5.3: 2, 17, 21, 27.
 Olver and Shakiban, Section 5.4: 2, 11, 15, 19.
 Wednesday, 21 April
 Olver and Shakiban, Section 5.5: 3, 5, 7, 11, 15.
 Olver and Shakiban, Section 4.3: 1, 2, 4, 14, 17.
 Olver and Shakiban, Section 4.4: 3, 6, 12, 15, 33.
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Assignments on Additional Topics Covered on the Final Exam
(Monday, 17 May)
 Wednesday, 28 April
 Olver and Shakiban, Section 7.2: 1, 2, 6, 7, 25.
 Olver and Shakiban, Section 7.3: 2, 4, 10, 14.
 Olver and Shakiban, Section 7.5: 1, 3, 6, 10, 12, 16.
 Friday, 7 May (in or before class)
 Olver and Shakiban, Section 8.2: 1, 7, 14, 34, 51.
 Olver and Shakiban, Section 8.3: 1, 3, 19, 20, 21.
 Olver and Shakiban, Section 8.4: 1, 2, 5, 15, 24, 28.
 Friday, 14 May (not collected)
 Olver and Shakiban, Section 8.5: 1, 11
 Olver and Shakiban, Section 8.6: 1, 2
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