MATH 220 is a first course in Linear Algebra. Content includes: systems of linear equations, matrices, matrix factorizations, vector spaces and subspaces, orthogonality, least squares, determinants, eigenvalues, and eigenvectors. Applications are taken from the sciences and engineering. 5 lecture hours. Satisfies science distribution area F requirement or specified elective for the AA degree.
Prerequisites: A grade of "C" or better in MATH&151 or concurrent enrollment in MATH&151.
- Use Matrices to Solve Systems of Equations
- Factor a Matrix and Characterize its Four Subspaces
- Compute Determinants and Understand Their Properties.
- Compute Eigenvalues and Eigenvectors, and Diagonalize a Matrix.