(3 credits – TG) 3 hours lecture, 1 hour tutorial
This course introduces students to linear algebra and its applications. Topics covered will include vectors and vector algebra, matrices and systems of linear equations, determinants, elements of coordinate geometry, linear transformations and complex numbers. Applications and proofs will provide students with the opportunity to develop their critical thinking and problem solving skills. Applications in the physical sciences are studied with the help of eigen values and eigen vectors.
Prerequisite: A grade of 65% or higher in Pure Mathematics 30 or Mathematics 30 or equivalent; or a grade of “C” or better in any of Mathematics 1283 or 1285.