MTH 197: Linear Algebra

online available

This is an introductory course in linear algebra, with proofs. Topics include proof techniques, systems of linear equations, matrix algebra, vector spaces including abstract spaces like Pn, linear independence and span, bases and dimension, linear transformations and their matrices, rank theorems, isomorphism, eigenvalues and eigenspaces, diagonalization, inner product spaces, orthogonal matrices, Gram-Schmidt orthogonalization, and various applications including least squares approximation and QR factorization.

Level I Prereq: Academic Reading and Writing Levels of 6; Academic Math Level 7 or MTH 192 minimum grade "C"

Class offerings by semester

  Winter Summer Fall

Even Years
(2022, 2024, 2026)

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Odd Years
(2023, 2025, 2027)

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offered in the daytimeDay Class (before 5 p.m.) offered at nighttimeEvening Class (after 5 p.m.) offered online Online Class
Revised: 2/2/22

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Description Hours
Credits 4
Lecture Hours 60
Clinical Hours 0
Lab Hours 0
Other Hours 0
Total Hours 60

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