A beginning course in linear algebra and its applications. Includes systems of linear equations, linear programming, nullspace and rank of matrices, determinants, abstract vector spaces, bases, linear independence, spanning sets, linear transformations, characteristics and minimal polynomials, eigenvalues and eigenvectors, diagonalization, similarity, coordinate change, orthogonality, and matrix factorizations. Applications are added as time permits.
MATH 200 or 250, minimum grade of “C”
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