01:640:250. INTRODUCTORY LINEAR ALGEBRA (3) Prerequisite: CALC2. Systems of linear equations, Gaussian elimination, matrices and determinants, vectors in two- and three-dimensional Euclidean space, vector spaces, introduction to eigenvalues and eigenvectors. Possible additional topics: systems of linear inequalities and systems of differential equations.
More about the course and materials from previous semesters can be found on the main course page.
The textbook for this course is
Spence, Insel, & Friedberg: Elementary Linear Algebra: A Matrix Approach, 2nd Edition , Prentice-Hall (ISBN # 978-0-13-187141-0).The authors of the textbook also have a companion web site containing supplementary material, including true-false tests.
The details and pace of the syllabus and the timing of the mid-term exams will vary from section to section. Each section has its own midterm and final exam. The final exam times are determined from the class meeting hour. See Spring 2010 Final exam schedule.
Links to other linear algebra materials are on Math 250 Main Course Page