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