Department of Mathematics

Van Vleck Hall, 480 Lincoln Drive, Madison, WI

Math 341: Linear Algebra

 
Student Body: 

The audience for this course consists mostly of math majors, and students in sciences and engineering who need a proof-based course in linear algebra

Background and Goals: 

Emphasizes the understanding of concepts in linear algebra and teaches to write and understand proofs in mathematics in general and in linear algebra in particular.

Alternatives: 
 
Math 340 for less theoretical students, Math 375 for Honors students
 
Subsequent Courses: 
 
5XX-level courses in Math
 
Course Content: 

1) Vector Spaces. 2) Linear Transformations and Matrices. 3) Elementary Matrix Operations and Systems of Linear Equations. 4) Determinants. 5) Diagonalization. 6) Inner Product Spaces.

credits: 
3. (N-A)
semester: 
FallSpring
prereqs: 
MATH 234

UW-Madison Department of Mathematics
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Madison, Wi  53706

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