Basic elements of linear algebra, an area of mathematics with applications in a wide variety of fields. Topics include: Systems of linear equations including matrix solution using GaussJordan elimination; Matrix operations; Inverse; Computations via calculator; Determinants; The vector space, linear combinations and independence, span, basis; Dot and cross product; Eigenvalues and eigenvectors. (TI83 plus or TI84 plus required, TINspire or similar calculator is not allowed.)
Prerequisite: MATH 103 (C or better required) or equivalent, or placement into math 147 or higher
3 credits (3 lecture hours), spring semester
This course satisfies the Liberal Arts and Sciences requirement and the SUNY General Education Requirement for Mathematics
