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MAT246 - Linear Algebra
Catalog Description: Covers systems of linear equations and matrices, determinants, vectors and vector spaces, linear transformations, eigenvectors and eigenvalues, linear transformations, and numerical methods. Four class hours. Prerequisite: MAT142 with a grade of C or better, or permission of instructor.
Lecture: 4 hrs.
Course Learning Outcomes (CLOs):
Upon the successful completion of this course, a student will be able to:
1. Solve a system of linear equations using Gauss-Jordan Elimination Method
2.Perform matrix operations, including finding inverse matrices
3.Evaluate determinants and use Cramer's Rule to solve systems of linear equations
4.Perform vector operations
5.Evaluate a linear transformation or composition of transformations from Rm to Rn
6.Prove that a set of vectors form a linearly independent set
7.Identify basis and dimension of a general vector space
8.Find eigenvalues for a given matrix
Effective Term: Spring 2020