Fall 2007

Linear Algebra

Listed in: Mathematics and Statistics, as MATH-21


Daniel J. Velleman (Section 01)


The study of vector spaces over the real and complex numbers, introducing the concepts of subspace, linear independence, basis, and dimension; systems of linear equations and their solution by Gaussian elimination; matrix operations; linear transformations and their representations by matrices; eigenvalues and eigenvectors; and inner product spaces. Special attention will be paid to the theoretical development of the subject. Four class meetings per week. Requisite: Mathematics 12 or consent of the instructor. This course and Mathematics 22 or 25 may not both be taken for credit. First semester. Professor Velleman.