King Fahd University of
Petroleum & Minerals
Department of Mathematics
Syllabus
Semester II (20042005)(Term 042)
Prepared By: A. Shawky Ibrahim
Course #: Title: Textbook: Objectives: 
Math280 Introduction to Linear Algebra Elementary Linear Algebra, 6^{th} edition (1996) Bernard Kolman To Introduce the students to concepts the techniques of Elementary Linear Algebra 
# of Hours (1 Hour=50 Minutes) 
Topics, Problem Session and Exams 
8 1 1* 
Chapter 1 Sections(1.1 to 1.6): Linear Equations and Matrices Problem session on Chapter 1 Exam I on Chapter 1 
8 1 1* 
Chapter 2 (Section 2.2 to 2.8): Vector Spaces Problem Session on Chapter 2 Exam II on Chapter 2 
8 6 1 1* 
Chapter 3 ( 3.1, 3.3, 3.4): Linear product spaces Chapter 4 ( 4.1, 4.2, 4.3, 4.6) : Linear Transformation and Matrices Problem session on Chapters 3 and 4 Exam III on Chapters 3 and 4 
5 7 1 
Chapter 5 (5.1 to 5.5) :Determinants Chapter 6 (6.1, 6.2, 6.3) : Eigenvalues and eigenvectors Problem session on Chapters 5 and 6 
* Exams may be given in the evening if extra time in needed 

Suggested Problems are Listed in next Table 
Grading Policy
Exam I (Sat, March 5, 2005)
Exam II (Sat, April 2, 2005)
Total of 60%
Exam III (Sat, May 7, 2005)
Homework
10%
Final Exam (Comprehensive) 30%
(Date and time will be announced by Registrar)
Math 280 (Semester II
200405) (Term 042)
Suggested Problem
Section  Computational Type  Theoretical Type 
1.1  2, 8, 15, 21  16, 22, 23 
1.2  4, 6, 14, 15, 22  24, 25 (a, b, c, d, e), 27, 28 
1.3  3, 5, 10, 11, 12, 21, 30  4(b, c), 6, 7, 18, 32, 34, 35, 36 
1.4  9, 10, 28, 29, 40  15, 18, 32, 33, 34, 38 
1.5  2, 6(a, b), 9(a), 10, 14, 26  3, 4, 19 
1.6  7(c) , 8(a), 12, 16, 20  21, 22, 27, 28 
2.2  4, 6, 10  11, 12, 3, 14, 21 
2.3  1, 4, 6, 8, 10, 11, 19  15, 16, 17, 18, 20 
2.4  2, 4, 8, 11, 12, 17  18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 28 
2.5  2, 5, 6, 8, 11, 12, 29  16, 19(c), 26(a), 35, 37 
2.6  4, 5, 8, 14, 15, 17, 25  22, 27, 32 
2.7  3, 8, 10, 14, 18  19, 20 
2.8  2, 5, 10, 12, 13, 16, 21, 26  28, 33, 38, 40 
3.3  3, 7, 10, 17, 27, 30, 33, 40  23, 25, 44 
3.4  2, 8, 15, 23, 26  30, 31 
4.1  2, 7, 10, 13  14, 19, 20, 21, 22, 26 
4.2  1, 3, 5, 6, 8, 10, 19, 23  20, 24, 26 
4.3  1, 3, 9, 14, 22  18, 19 
4.6  2, 5, 10  7, 8, 11, 16 
5.1  12, 14, 16  
5.2  1(f), 4, 22, 25(b), 26(b), 28  9, 12, 15, 30 
5.3  2, 7, 12  10 
5.4  3, 7, 11, 12  13, 14 
5.5  1, 3, 8, 9, 13  
6.1  3, 5, 8, 16, 26, 29  22, 32, 33 
6.2  2, 17, 20, 23  4, 8 
6.3  5, 7, 9  25, 26, 27 
It is the responsibility of student to know
how to solve the problem in above list. However, students
will be asked to submit the solution of the underlined problems as homework
problems, every
Saturday Class.
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