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Mathematics (MATH)

MATH 220H (GQ) Honors Matrices (2-3) Honors course in systems of linear equations; matrix algebra; eigenvalues and eigenvectors; linear systems of differential equations.

MATH 220H Honors Matrices (2)
(GQ)

(BA) This course meets the Bachelor of Arts degree requirements.

This course is intended as an introduction to linear algebra with a focus on solving systems for linear equations. Topics include systems of linear equations, row reduction and echelon forms, linear independence, introduction to linear transformations, matrix operations, inverse matrices, dimension and rank, determinants, eigenvalues, eigenvectors, diagonalization, and orthogonality.

The typical delivery format for the course is two 50-minute lectures per week, with typical assessment tools including examinations, quizzes, homework, and writing assignments.

In contrast to the non-honors version of this course, the honors version is typically more theoretical and will often include more sophisticated problems. Moreover, certain topics are often discussed in more depth and are sometimes expanded to include applications which are not visited in the non-honors version of the course.


General Education: GQ
Diversity: None
Bachelor of Arts: Quantification
Effective: Spring 2009
Prerequisite: MATH 110, MATH 140 orMATH 140H

Note : Class size, frequency of offering, and evaluation methods will vary by location and instructor. For these details check the specific course syllabus.

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