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COURSE NUMBER: MATH 221
COURSE TITLE: Linear Algebra
NAME OF INSTRUCTOR: Remkes Kooistra
CREDIT WEIGHT AND WEEKLY TIME DISTRIBUTION: credits 3 (hrs lect 3 - hrs sem 0 - hrs lab 1.5)
COURSE DESCRIPTION: Mathematics is a language that numerically describes and shapes our world. The course is an introduction to linear algebra including solving linear equations, matrix algebra, determinants, vector spaces and linear transformations. A major goal is to introduce the use and importance of linear algebra models in the natural sciences, including Leslie matrices in biology and stochastic models in statistics.

Prerequisites: Mathematics 30-1
REQUIRED TEXTS: No text is required for this course. Several online texts will be suggested.
MARK DISTRIBUTION IN PERCENT:
Homework 70%
Final Examination 30%
100%
COURSE OUTLINE: September 6 - September 29: Vector Geometry and Linear Objects
October 2 - October 11: Systems of Equations and Row Reduction
October 13 - October 27: Matrix Operations and Linear Transformations
October 30 - November 1: Determinants
November 3 - November 13: Orthogonality and Conjugation
November 15 - November 22: Eigenvalues and Diagonalization
November 24 - December 8: Iterated Processes


Required texts, assignments, and grade distributions may vary from one offering of this course to the next. Please consult the course instructor for up to date details.

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