MATH 1107 R - Linear Algebra I

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Systems of linear equations; vector space of n-tuples, subspaces and bases; matrix transformations, kernel, range; matrix algebra and determinants. Dot product. Complex numbers (including de Moivre's Theorem, and n-th roots). Eigenvalues, diagonalization and applications.Note: MATH 1119 is not an acceptable substitute for MATH 1107. Precludes additional credit for BIT 1001, BIT 1101, BIT 1201, MATH 1102, MATH 1104, MATH 1119, MATH 1401/ECON 1401, MATH 1402/ECON 1402. Prerequisite(s): Ontario Grade 12 Mathematics: Advanced Functions, or MATH 0005, or equivalent, or permission of the School.

CRN for section R: 33739

See Carleton Central for mandatory online tutorial sections.

Instructor: Kevin Cheung

Kevin Cheung

About the instructor: My fascination with linear algebra really began after I started teaching linear algebra for the first time in 2012. Even though I had been well versed in the subject for a couple of decades, it wasn't until I started finding interesting applications to showcase in my course that I realized the power of what one could learn in a first-year linear algebra course.

In this course, you will discover a complete solution to the game Lights Out using simple linear algebra. By the end of the course, you will also explore one way of doing facial recognition. I feel excited every time I teach this course because of the beauty and power of some seemingly simple mathematics.

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