20109 Linear Algebra I 1

Credits: 6 intermediate credits in Mathematics

Prerequisites: none

Recommended: Introduction to Mathematics

Authors: Eli Levin, Daniela Leibowitz, Abraham Orenstein, Uri Leron, Dov Samet, Itamar Pitowsky

All students who wish to earn a degree in Mathematics or in Computer Science, or any dual-disciplinary degree that includes Mathematics, must take this course. The course is also suitable for students of the Natural Sciences, especially those focusing on Physics, although some may prefer the lighter, 4-credit version Linear Algebra for Natural Science Students (20430).

Topics: Preparatory review; Linear equations and Rn; Matrices and determinants; Fields and the field of complex numbers; Vector spaces; Basis and dimension; Linear transformations; Eigenvalues and eigenvectors; The Euclidean n-space.

1There is some overlap in the content of this and other courses. For details, see Overlapping Courses.