Math 51 — Linear Algebra and Differential Calculus of Several Variables

You can find the main course website for Winter 2010 here.
Uncollected assignments and exams have been placed in the assignment drop box outside my office to be picked up at your leisure.

Grade distributions: midterm 1, midterm 2, final exam.

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Section notes

New! Fun definitions with remote-controlled robots can be found here.

You can find the discussion section notes I used previously here. You may find them useful for reviewing definitions and theorems, or even testing what you know.


  • Coordinate systems, eigenvectors and eigenvalues — February 28
  • Directional derivatives and the gradient — March 2
  • The Hessian, Taylor's Theorem, Extrema Lagrange Multipliers and Quadratic Forms — March 10

    Assignment submission

    In case you don't manage to submit your assignments to me in section, there will be envelopes in the assignment drop box outside my office on Thursdays until 5:00pm.
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