Fall 2016

Linear Algebra

Listed in: Mathematics and Statistics, as MATH-271

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

Faculty

Michael C. Ching (Sections 01 and 02)
Harris B. Daniels (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. MATH 271 will feature both proofs and applications, with special attention 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. Limited to 25 students.  Fall semester: Professors Ching and  Daniels. Spring semester: Professor Ching.

MATH 271 - LEC

Section 01
M 11:00 AM - 11:50 AM CONV 207
W 11:00 AM - 11:50 AM CONV 207
F 11:00 AM - 11:50 AM CONV 207

Section 02
M 01:00 PM - 01:50 PM SMUD 207
W 01:00 PM - 01:50 PM SMUD 207
F 01:00 PM - 01:50 PM SMUD 207

MATH 271 - DIS

Section 01
Th 09:00 AM - 09:50 AM SMUD 206

Section 02
Th 01:00 PM - 01:50 PM CONV 302

Section(s) ISBN Title Publisher Author(s) Comment Book Store Price
both sections A Course inLinear Algebra Dover David Damiano and John Little both Amherst Books TBD

These books are available locally at Amherst Books.

Offerings

2024-25: Not offered
Other years: Offered in Fall 2007, Spring 2008, Fall 2008, Spring 2009, Spring 2012, Spring 2013, Spring 2014, Spring 2015, Spring 2016, Fall 2016, Spring 2017, Fall 2017, Spring 2018, Fall 2018, Spring 2019, Fall 2019, Spring 2020, Fall 2020, Spring 2021, Fall 2021, Spring 2022