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Mathematics Math21b Spring 2018
Linear Algebra and Differential Equations
Linear algebra Math21b, Spring 2018
Course Head:
Oliver Knill
Office: SciCtr 432
Email:
knill@math.harvard.edu
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The exam and a
solution draft of the final exam
is on the
Exams page
Some projects from the
Mathematica project
are on a
Exhibits page
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Here are general course documents
Day to Day Plan [PDF]
Syllabus Brochure [PDF]
The use of linear algebra [PDF]
. See also
Why linear algebra?
.
Handouts for the later part of the course:
Nonlinear Systems Handout
.
The cookbook handout
.
Partial differential equations for last week
.
The cookbook method
Its easy. If you are told to cook a pepper steak, you feed in the paper and the steak! If the right hand side of the inhomogeneous equation has a exp(22222 t), you feed in A exp(22222 t) as a particular solution and find the constant:
Please send questions and comments to
knill@math.harvard.edu
Math21b Harvard College Course ID:110989
Oliver Knill
 Spring 2018 
Department of Mathematics

Faculty of Art and Sciences

Harvard University
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