Fall 2011

Linear Algebra

Listed in: Mathematics and Statistics, as MATH-271

Formerly listed as: MATH-21  |  MATH-22  |  MATH-25

Faculty

Rebecca S. Torrey (Section 01)

Description

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: MATH 121 or consent of the instructor. This course and MATH 272 may not both be taken for credit. Fall semester. Visiting Professor Torrey.

Keywords

Quantitative Reasoning

Offerings

2013-14: Offered in Fall 2013 and Spring 2014
Other years: Offered in Fall 2007, Spring 2008, Fall 2008, Spring 2009, Fall 2009, Spring 2010, Fall 2010, Spring 2011, Fall 2011, Spring 2012, Fall 2012, Spring 2013, Fall 2014, Spring 2015

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Submitted by Rebecca S. Torrey on Monday, 9/5/2011, at 1:54 PM

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http://www3.amherst.edu/~rtorrey/M271/schedule.html

You can get to our course information by clicking here or by going to the url:
http://www3.amherst.edu/~rtorrey/M271/info.html

 

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