Math 227

Introduction to Linear Algebra


Instructor: Yosum Kurtulmaz

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

Assistant: Begüm Ateşli (begum.atesli at bilkent dot edu dot tr )

Required: Howard Anton, Chris Rorres, "Elementary Linear Algebra", 11th edition, Wiley, 2011.

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

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


Office Hours:

Monday: 10:40-11:30

Thursday: 14:40-15:30


Midterm 1 will be on October 23, Monday, at 17:45 in the following rooms:

Last Names


Akbeniz-Kerimoğlu V-01
Keser-Yurtseven V-02




Midterm 1 (25%) October 23, 2017 at 17:45.

Midterm 2 (25%) December 3, 2017 at 17:45.

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. Some of them will be announced. The others will be attendance quizzes. 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 ) and 75% attendance IS OBLIGATORY 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 with or before the final exam and will cover the entire course material.