Math 227

Introduction to Linear Algebra


Instructor: Yosum Kurtulmaz

e-mail:yosum at fen dot bilkent dot edu dot tr

Assistants: Beliz Sertcan

                    Işık Tunçay

Required: Howard Anton, Chris Rorres, "Elementary Linear Algebra", 9 th edition, Wiley/

Recommended : 1)  Elementary Linear Algebra, Bernard Kolman, 1996, Prentence-Hall.  

                                      2)  Introduction to Linear Algebra, Gilbert Strang, Wellesley-Cambridge Press.                                                              


Office Hours:

Monday: 12:40-13:30

Tuesday : 10:40-11:30


Midterm 1 will be on March 5, 2018 at 17:45 in the following rooms:

Last Name


Akbulut-Özcan SB-Z03
Özdervişoğlu-Yücel SA-Z01


Midterm 1 (25%) March 5, 2018.

Midterm 2 (25%) April 16, 2018.

Homework (8%)  Individual homework is essential. The written homework must be submitted by 17:00 of the due date.  No late homework will be accepted. There is no make-up for homework.

Quizzes (12%) There will be at least 6 quizzes. They will be announced. In the end, 2 of them will be deleted. No make-up for quizzes.

Final ( 30%):

FZ grade : Your Mdt1 + Mdt2 > 50 ( out of 200 )  to get the final exam . Otherwise your grade will be FZ.

It is recommended that you do not miss any examination. A make-up will only be offered to those with a medical report duly certified by the University Health Center. The make-up will be given  before the final exam and will cover the entire course material.