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Fall 2020
Oct 20, 2020
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MA 26500 - Linear Algebra
Credit Hours: 3.00. Introduction to linear algebra. Systems of linear equations, matrix algebra, vector spaces, determinants, eigenvalues and eigenvectors, diagonalization of matrices, applications. Not open to students with credit in MA 26200, 27200, 35000 or 35100. Typically offered Fall Spring Summer.
3.000 Credit hours

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Levels: Graduate, Professional, Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Distance Learning, Lecture
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Offered By: College of Science
Department: Mathematics

Course Attributes:
Credit By Exam, Dept Credit, Lower Division, GTC-Quantitative Reasoning, UC-Quantitative Reasoning

May be offered at any of the following campuses:     
      Northwest- Westville
      Northwest- Hammond
      West Lafayette

Learning Outcomes: 1. Learn the basic properties of matrices. 2. Learn how to solve systems of linear equations. 3. Learn the basic properties of determinants. 4. Learn about linear independence, spanning sets and bases in the context of vector spaces. 5. Learn the theory of inner product spaces and how it applies to least-squares approximations. 6. Learn the theory of eigenvalues and eigenvectors and how it applies to systems of differential equations.


Prerequisites:
Undergraduate level MA 26100 Minimum Grade of C- [may be taken concurrently] or Undergraduate level MA 27101 Minimum Grade of C- [may be taken concurrently] or Undergraduate level MATH 26100 Minimum Grade of C- [may be taken concurrently] or Undergraduate level MA 17400 Minimum Grade of C- [may be taken concurrently] or Undergraduate level MA 26300 Minimum Grade of C- [may be taken concurrently] or Undergraduate level MA 18200 Minimum Grade of C- [may be taken concurrently]

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