AMAT 220: Linear Algebra —
Fall 2016

Classroom 
ES 146 
Class hours 
MWF 11:30am—12:25pm 
Professor 
Boris Goldfarb 
Office 
ES 120B 
Office hours 
MW 10:20am—11:20am, F 12:30pm—1:30pm 
Telephone 
(518) 4424712 
Email address 

WWW page 
About the text: David C. Lay, Linear Algebra,
4th ed., 2011. There is also a required online content package that includes
the use of Pearson's MyMathLab. Exams: There will be two exams. The midterm
will be one hour long, taken in class on Monday, October 10. The endofterm
exam is also one hour long, taken in class on Monday, December 5. Reading/Homework: Read the sections we cover in class
immediately before or after each lecture. Homework problems from the text
will be assigned on the MyMathLab website. The
assignments will be generally due on Wednesdays. Here is a copy of the registration
instructions from MyMathLab that
I will be distributing in class. Grades: The course letter grades will be
based on the total score obtained from homework and exam scores weighted
according to the following scheme:
The last day of class is Monday, December 12. The following information is added to satisfy the Minimum
Contents of a Class Syllabus requirements. The prerequisite for this course
is the sequence of two semesters of Calculus AMAT 112 and 113 or their
analogues. The course is AE graded. Attendance is critical to success in the
class. 