Tony Shaska

Tony Shaska

Department of Mathematics and Statistics
Oakland University
146 Library Drive
Rochester, MI. 48309

Office: 546 Mathematics Science Center
E-mail: shaska[at]

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MTH 2775: Linear Algebra

Managing the class

The course will be managed via Google classroom. The class code will be sent to everyone by email 3-4 days before the semester starts. Make sure to use your Oakland email to log in. All the course materials will be uploaded there, including tests, homework, etc.


There will be live online lectures which will NOT be recorded. All lectures will be during the official time for the course. Attendance is mandatory.


Study of general vector spaces, linear systems of equations, linear transformations and compositions, Eigenvalues, eigenvectors, diagonalization, modeling and orthogonality. Provides a transition to formal mathematics.


No textbook is required. For those of you who must have a book we suggest the following:


MATLAB - MathWorks will be used throughout the course to illustrate the theory. Students are encouraged to install and learn Matlab. The Department of Mathematics has a Matlab license and you can buy it for $99.

Detailed Syllabus

Materials needed

  • A working environment which includes a desk and a computer
  • A computer with a camera. You will have to turn the camera on during the exams
  • A scanner so you can scan the exams or a digital pen. You will be asked to upload the exams and homework in Google classroom in a single pdf file. There will be no time to run around. Your exams will be 1 hour long, including printing, scanning, uploading files.

  • Textbook