Vector spaces, linear transformations, and matrices. Canonical forms. Determinants. Eigenvectors and eigenvalues.
Linear Algebra, Friedberg Insel Spence, 4th edition, Prentice Hall, 2003.
- Vector spaces
- Linear Transformations and Matrices
- Elementary Matrix Operations and Systems of Linear Equations
- Inner Product Spaces
- Canonical Forms
The MATH 127 and MATH 290 prerequisite implies that students should be familiar with the basic properties of matrices and determinants. It should not be necessary to spend much time on reviewing these topics. Use of a graphing calculator is strongly encouraged.
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