MATH 204 - Fall 2018
Linear Algebra

Professor: Erika L.C. King
Email: eking@hws.edu
Office: Lansing 304
Phone: (315) 781-3355
Home Page

Office Hours: M: 11:15am-12:15pm, W: 3:00-4:30pm, Th: 2:15-3:45pm, F: 3:00-4:00pm, and by appointment
Class Schedule: held MWF 1:55-2:50pm in Eaton 110
Course Syllabus

An online book for reviewing/learning about logic and proofs: Book of Proof by Richard Hammack
Proof Writing and Presentation Tips
Course Grade Scale

WeBWorK Home Page for Our Class
WeBWorK Instructions and FAQs
WeBWorK Syntax and List of Functions


WEEK 9: October 22 - October 26

Homework for class Monday, October 22:


WEEK 8: October 15 - October 19

Quiz 5 will take place on Monday at the beginning of class. It will cover Sections 2.1 and 2.2. Be prepared to state definitions and theorems, give examples with explanations, and complete short exercises.

Homework for class Monday, October 15:

BONUS ASSIGNMENT due Wednesday, October 17 at 1:55pm:

You may rewrite the proof of the second problem from the homework for Week 5 to win points toward your homework score. This is a chance to practice proof writing. Here are the rules:

Homework for class Wednesday, October 11:

Collected Homework (Due Friday, October 19 at 1:55pm):

Homework for class Friday, October 19:


WEEK 7: October 10 - October 12

Have a Great Fall Break!!!

Since we have fall break this week, we will NOT have a quiz this week!

Homework for class Wednesday, October 11:

Collected Homework (Due Friday, October 12 at 1:55pm):

Homework for class Friday, October 12:


WEEK 6: October 1 - October 5

Quiz 4 will take place on Monday at the beginning of class. It will cover Sections 1.8 and the beginning of 1.9. Be prepared to state definitions and theorems, give examples with explanations, and complete short exercises.

Homework for class Monday, October 1:

Homework due Wednesday, October 3:

Collected Homework (Due Friday, October 5 at 1:55pm):

Homework for class Friday, October 5:


WEEK 5: September 24 - September 28

Homework for class Monday, September 24:

Homework for class Wednesday, September 26:

Collected Homework (Due Friday, September 28 at 1:55pm):

Homework for class Friday, September 28:


WEEK 4: September 17 - September 21

Quiz 3 will take place on Monday at the beginning of class. It will cover Sections 1.4 and 1.5. Be prepared to state definitions and theorems, give examples with explanations, and complete short exercises.

Homework for class Monday, September 17:

Homework for class Wednesday, September 19:

Collected Homework (Due Friday, September 21 at 1:55pm):

Homework for class Friday, September 21:


WEEK 3: September 10 - September 14

Quiz 2 will take place on Monday at the beginning of class. It will cover Sections 1.2 and 1.3. Be prepared to state definitions and theorems, give examples with explanations, and complete short exercises.

Due to needing to visit another professor's class, I must cancel my Monday office hours. If you would like to meet with me before my Wednesday office hours, please email me and we will find another time to meet!

Homework for class Monday, September 10:

Homework for class Wednesday, September 12:

Collected Homework (Due Friday, September 14 at 1:55pm):

Homework for class Friday, September 14:


WEEK 2: September 3 - September 7

Quiz 1 will take place on Monday at the beginning of class. It will cover Sections 1.1 and 1.2. Be prepared to state definitions and theorems, give examples with explanations, and complete short exercises.

Homework for class Monday, September 3:

Homework for class Wednesday, September 5:

Collected Homework (Due Friday, September 7 at 1:55pm):

Homework for class Friday, September 7:


WEEK 1: August 27 - August 31

Welcome to Linear Algebra!!!

Homework due Tuesday, August 28:

Although I will not normally assign homework to be due on non-class days, this week we will need to in order to get started and refresh our memories. Please complete the following:

Homework for class Wednesday, August 29:

Collected Homework (Due Friday, August 31 at 1:55pm):

Homework for class Friday, August 31:



Hobart and William Smith Colleges: Department of Mathematics and Computer Science
Erika L.C. King