# MTH 1230 - Linear Algebra

### Fall 1997

Course Information

 Course: MTH 1230, Linear Algebra Coordinator: Alex Suciu Time and Place: Mon., Wed. & Th. 10:30 - 11:35 AM, in 427 RY Office Hours: Mon., Wed. & Th. 11:40 - 12:40, or by appointment Other Instructors: Egon Schulte, Timur Turkdogan Textbook: Elementary Linear Algebra with Applications (3rd edition), by Richard Hill, Saunders, Philadelphia, PA, 1996

Course Description

This course introduces linear methods used in mathematics, physical sciences, social sciences, and engineering. The course presents basic concepts, theory, computational algorithms, and applications. Topics covered include:

• Chapter 1: Systems of linear equations, matrices, and Gaussian elimination.
• Chapter 3: Vector spaces, subspaces, linear independence, bases and dimension.
• Chapter 4: Linear transformations, inner products, orthogonality, Gram-Schmidt process, orthogonal projections, least squares, QR-factorization.
• Chapter 5: Determinants, eigenvalues and eigenvectors, diagonalization, applications to systems of difference and differential equations, Markov processes.

On-Line Conferencing

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Homework Assignments

Course Materials

Sample Quiz 1 Quiz 1 Answers to Quiz 1 Sample Quiz 2 HTML LaTeX 2.e DVI Postscript HTML LaTeX 2.e DVI Postscript HTML Mathematica 3.0 HTML LaTeX 2.e DVI Postscript HTML LaTeX 2.e DVI Postscript HTML Mathematica 3.0 HTML LaTeX 2.e DVI Postscript HTML LaTeX 2.e DVI Postscript HTML LaTeX 2.e DVI Postscript HTML LaTeX 2.e DVI Postscript HTML Mathematica 3.0 HTML LaTeX 2.e DVI Postscript