Math 113

Course description: Math 113 is a course on linear algebra, the study of vector spaces and linear maps. The emphasis will be theoretical: we will study abstract properties of vector spaces and linear maps as well as their geometric interpretation. 

Full syllabus is here syl113-w19.pdf

Textbook: Sheldon Axler, Linear Algebra Done Right (3rd ed), required.

Videos: You can watch the videos made by the author of our textbook to complement your reading from this website

Time and location: MWF 11:30-12:20 at 380-380F

Midterm: Feb 15, in class. You can bring a single page of notes (one sided).

Final: March 22, 830-1130 am in 380-380X. You can bring a single page of notes (two sided).


  1.  Problem Set 1 (due Jan 18)    (Solutions to Problem Set 1)
  2. Problem Set 2 (due Jan 25)    (Solutions to Problem Set 2)
  3. Problem Set 3 (due Feb 1).     (Solutions to Problem Set 3)
  4. Problem Set 4 (due Feb 8).     (Solutions to Problem Set 4)
  5. Problem Set 5 (due Feb 22).   (Solutions to Problem Set 5)
  6. Problem Set 6 (due Mar 1).     ( Solutions to Problem Set 6)
  7. Problem Set 7 (due Mar 8).     ( Solutions to Problem Set 7)

Further resources:

  • Statement from the Registrar concerning students with documented disabilities: "Students who may need an academic accommodation based on the impact of a disability must initiate the request with the Student Disability Resource Center (SDRC) located within the Office of Accessible Education (OAE). SDRC staff will evaluate the request with required documentation, recommend reasonable accommodations, and prepare an Accommodation Letter for faculty dated in the current quarter in which the request is being made. Students should contact the SDRC as soon as possible since timely notice is needed to coordinate accommodations. The OAE is located at 563 Salvatierra Walk (phone: 723-1066)."
  • Stanford's Honor Code and Fundamental Standard.

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