Listed in: Mathematics and Statistics, as MATH-271
Formerly listed as: MATH-21 | MATH-22 | MATH-25
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Robert L. Benedetto (Section 01)
Jacqueline M. Dresch (Section 02)
The study of vector spaces over the real and complex numbers, introducing the concepts of subspace, linear independence, basis, and dimension; systems of linear equations and their solution by Gaussian elimination; matrix operations; linear transformations and their representations by matrices; eigenvalues and eigenvectors; and inner product spaces. Special attention will be paid to the theoretical development of the subject. Four class meetings per week.
Requisite: MATH 121 or consent of the instructor. This course and MATH 272 may not both be taken for credit. Fall semester. Professors R.Benedetto and Dresch.