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8/26/04 Fall, revised 2004 640:250 Introduction to Linear Algebra Text: Spence, Insel &amp; Friedberg Elementary Linear Algebra: A Matrix Approach ISBN # 0-13-716722-9, Prentice-Hall, Upper Saddle River, NJ 07458 Suggested Syllabus Lecture 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 Reading 1.1, 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.6 1.7 1.7, 2.1 2.1 2.3 2.4 2.5 Topics Matrices and Vectors Systems...

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8/26/04 Fall, revised 2004 640:250 Introduction to Linear Algebra Text: Spence, Insel & Friedberg Elementary Linear Algebra: A Matrix Approach ISBN # 0-13-716722-9, Prentice-Hall, Upper Saddle River, NJ 07458 Suggested Syllabus Lecture 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 Reading 1.1, 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.6 1.7 1.7, 2.1 2.1 2.3 2.4 2.5 Topics Matrices and Vectors Systems of Linear Equations Gaussian Elimination Span of a Set of Vectors Linear Dependence and Linear Independence Homogeneous Systems, Matrix Multiplication Matrix Algebra Invertibility and Elementary Matrices Inverse of a Matrix LU Decomposition of a Matrix Midterm Exam #1 3.1 3.2 4.1 4.2 5.1 4.3 5.2 5.3 5.5 Determinants; Cofactor Expansions Properties of Determinants Subspaces Basis and Dimension Column Space and Null Space of a Matrix Eigenvalues and Eigenvectors Characteristic Polynomial Diagonalization of a Matrix Applications of Eigenvalues (Markov Chains) Midterm Exam # 2 6.1 Geometry of Vectors; Projection onto a Line 6.2 Orthogonal Sets of Vectors; Gram-Schmidt Process 6.2 Orthogonal Pro...

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Rutgers - MATH - 250
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Math 250-CMATLAB Assignment #51 Revised 5/23/00LAB 5: A = QR Factorization, Determinants, and Eigenvalues/EigenvectorsIn this lab you will use MATLAB to study three topics: 1) How to transform a given set of basis vectors into an orthonormal b
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Math 250-CMATLAB Assignment #61 Revised 5/23/00LAB 6: Symmetric and Positive-Definite Matrices, Singular Value Decomposition, and Linear TransformationsIn this lab you will use MATLAB to transform a matrix into a diagonal matrix by finding its
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Intro. to Linear Algebra 250-C Extra Credit Project 1 - Graphs and Matrices Please write all answers on separate sheets of paper. Your answers should be numbered and in the same order in which the problems appear. Your project should be stapled and y
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Intro. to Linear Algebra 250-C Extra Credit Project 2 - Graphs and Markov Processes Introduction: In this project we will learn about the connection between linear algebra and market distribution. Suppose that, every day, there are three types of ent
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revised 8/27/04Fall, 2004640:250C Introduction to Linear Algebra General Information(MATLAB Sections)Text: Spence, Insel &amp; Friedberg Elementary Linear algebra: A Matrix Approach ISBN # 0-13-716722-9, Prentice-Hall, Upper Saddle River, NJ 0745
Rutgers - MATH - 250
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revised 8/27/04Fall, 2004640:250 Introduction to Linear Algebra(MATLAB Sections)Text: Spence, Insel &amp; Friedberg Elementary Linear Algebra: A Matrix Approach ISBN # 0-13-716722-9, Prentice-Hall, Upper Saddle River, NJ 07458SyllabusLecture 1
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revised 8/27/04Fall, 2004Math 250-C Introduction to Linear Algebra with MATLABText: Spence, Insel &amp; Friedberg Elementary Linear Algebra: A Matrix Approach ISBN # 0-13-716722-9, Prentice-Hall, Upper Saddle River, NJ 07458 Section 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4
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Math 250-CMATLAB Assignment #11 Revised 9/15/02LAB 1: Matrix and Vector Computations in MATLABIn this lab you will use MATLAB to study the following topics: How to create matrices and vectors in MATLAB. The commands to do this are short and e
Rutgers - MATH - 250
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Math 250-CMATLAB Assignment #21 Revised 8/20/02LAB 2: Linear Equations and Matrix AlgebraIn this lab you will use MATLAB to study the following topics: Solving a system of linear equations by using the row reduced echelon form of the augmente
Rutgers - MATH - 250
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Rutgers - MATH - 250
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Math 250-CMATLAB Assignment #41 Revised 10/25/02LAB 4: General Solution to Ax = bIn this lab you will use MATLAB to study the following topics: The column space Col(A) of a matrix A The null space Null(A) of a matrix A. Particular solutions
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Math 250-CMATLAB Assignment #51 Revised 11/13/02LAB 5: Eigenvalues and EigenvectorsIn this lab you will use MATLAB to study these topics: The geometric meaning of eigenvalues and eigenvectors of a matrix Determination of eigenvalues and eige
Rutgers - MATH - 250
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Math 250-CMATLAB Assignment #61 Revised 11/11/02LAB 6: Orthonormal Bases, Orthogonal Projections, and Least SquaresIn this lab you will use MATLAB to study the following topics: Geometric aspects of vectors: the norm of a vector, the dot prod
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revised 8/21/06Fall, 2006640:250 Introduction to Linear AlgebraText: Spence, Insel &amp; Friedberg Elementary Linear Algebra: A Matrix Approach ISBN # 0-13-716722-9, Prentice-Hall, Upper Saddle River, NJ 07458Suggested SyllabusLecture 1 2 3 4 5 6
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revised 8/24/01Fall, 2001640:250 Introduction to Linear AlgebraText: Kolman &amp; Hill, Introductory Linear Algebra with Applications, 7th ed., ISBN # 0-13-018265-6, Prentice-Hall, Upper Saddle River, NJ 07458 Section 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 1.6 1.7 3.1
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Rutgers - MATH - 250
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Math 250-CMATLAB Assignment #21 Revised 12/11/01LAB 2: Row Reduction and A = LU Matrix FactorizationIn this lab you will use MATLAB to obtain the A = LU factorization of an invertible square matrix (L unit lower triangular, U upper triangular)
Rutgers - MATH - 250
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Math 250-CMATLAB Assignment #31 Revised 12/12/01LAB 3: DeterminantsIn this lab you will use MATLAB to study the key aspects of the determinant of a square matrix: how it changes under row operations and matrix multiplication how it can be ca
Rutgers - MATH - 250
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Math 250-CMATLAB Assignment #41 Revised 12/11/01LAB 4: Vector Spaces and General Solution to Ax = bIn this lab you will use MATLAB to study the following topics: The subspace spanned by a set of vectors, and the fundamental concepts of indepe
Rutgers - MATH - 250
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Math 250-CMATLAB Assignment #51 Revised 12/12/01LAB 5: Orthogonal Subspaces, QR Factorization, and Inconsistent Linear SystemsIn this lab you will use MATLAB to study four topics: The Gram-Schmidt Algorithm that transforms a given set of basi
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