Summer 2023 - MATH 232 D400
Applied Linear Algebra (3)
Class Number: 2222
Delivery Method: In Person
Course Times + Location:
May 8 – Aug 4, 2023: Mon, Wed, Fri, 1:30–2:20 p.m.
Exam Times + Location:
Aug 16, 2023
Wed, 12:00–3:00 p.m.
Prerequisites:MATH 150 or 151 or MACM 101, with a minimum grade of C-; or MATH 154 or 157, both with a grade of at least B.
Linear equations, matrices, determinants. Introduction to vector spaces and linear transformations and bases. Complex numbers. Eigenvalues and eigenvectors; diagonalization. Inner products and orthogonality; least squares problems. An emphasis on applications involving matrix and vector calculations. Students with credit for MATH 240 may not take this course for further credit. Quantitative.
Topics Outline: Linear equations, matrices, determinants. Introduction to vector spaces and linear transformations and bases. Complex numbers. Eigenvalues and eigenvectors; diagonalization. Inner products and orthogonality; least squares problems. An emphasis on applications involving matrix and vector calculations.
- Vectors in Euclidean n-Space
- Dot Product and Orthogonality
- Lines and Planes
- Row Reduction (Gaussian elimination) to Echelon form
- The Geometry of Linear Systems
- Applications in business, science and engineering
- Matrix operations
- Matrix inverse; and properties of matrices
- Elementary matrices and calculating matrix inverses
- Matrices with special forms.
- Matrices as transformations
- Geometry of Linear Transformations
- Kernel and range
- Composition and Invertibility
- Application to Computer Graphics (optional)
- Calculating determinants
- Properties of determinants
- Cramer's rule (optional)
- Arithmetic in Cartesian co-ordinates.
- The complex plane, complex conjugate, magnitude and argument (phase).
- Polar form, De Moivre's formula and Euler's formula.
- Roots of quadratic polynomials.
- Properties and geometry
- Complex eigenvalues and complex eigenvectors
- Dynamical Systems and Markov Chains
- Application to Economics: the Leontief model (optional)
- The Power Method; Application to Internet Search Engines
- Matrix Similarity and Diagonalization
- Subspaces and Linear Independence
- Basis and Dimension
- The Fundamental Spaces of a Matrix
- Change of basis
- Orthogonal bases and the Gram Schmidt process
- Orthogonal matrices (optional)
- Application to least squares approximation
- Quizzes (5, every other week, 15 min in length, not during midterm weeks) 15%
- Computing Assignments (5, every other week, not during midterm weeks) 15%
- Midterms (2, 15% each) 30%
- Final Exam 40%
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Students should be aware that they have certain rights to confidentiality concerning the return of course papers and the posting of marks.
Please pay careful attention to the options discussed in class at the beginning of the semester.
An Introduction to Linear Algebra
Daniel Norman and Dan Wolczuk
The SFU Bookstore will stock both the hardcopy and the electronic access to this text. Students are encouraged to obtain the hardcopy textbook.
Stephen Boyd and Lieven Vandenberghe
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