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Unformatted text preview: MTH 141 Fall 2009 1 Ryerson University Department of Mathematics MTH 141 (Linear Algebra)  Fall 2009 Instructor: Peter Danziger Office: ENG 223 Telephone: 416 979 5000 Ext. 7413 email: danziger@ryerson.ca Office Hours: Monday 1011 AM and 12 PM Course Objectives: 1. To gain a facility with the concepts and techniques of linear algebra. 2. To build a strong foundation in linear algebra as preparation for subsequent courses in mathematics and engi neering. 3. To continue to nurture the students ability in analytic thinking and problemsolving. Course Text: Contemporary Linear Algebra , by Howard Anton and Robert C. Busby (Wiley, 2003) Teaching Mode: Four lecture hours/week. One lab hour/week. Evaluation: 30% Test 1 (Rooms TBA); Friday, October 16, 2009, from 4 PM. 30% Test 2 (Rooms TBA); Friday, November 20, 2009, from 4 PM. 30% Test 3 (Date and Rooms TBA); During the examination period December 719, 2009. 10% Lab. MTH 141 COURSE CONTENT 1 Chapter 1 : Vectors (Sections 1, 2, 3) 2 (approx. 6 hours) Chapter 2 : Systems of Linear Equations (Section 1, 2) (approx. 4 hours) Appendix B : Complex Numbers (approx. 2 hours) Chapter 3 : Matrices and Matrix Algebra (Sections 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6) (approx. 12 hours) Chapter 4 : Determinants (Sections 1, 2, 3, 4) (approx. 8 hours) Chapter 6 : Linear Transformations (Sections 1, 2, 3, 4) (approx. 8 hours) Chapter 7 : Dimension and Structure (Sections 1, 9, 11) (approx. 4 hours) Chapter 8 : Diagonalization (Sections 1, 2) (approx. 4 hours) 1 Changes to, and clarifications of, details in this course outline/course management form (such as room numbers for tests) will be announced to the class on at least two different occasions before they take effect (except in unavoidable emergencies which permit only one announcement)....
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This note was uploaded on 09/24/2011 for the course MTH 141 taught by Professor Poliakov during the Fall '10 term at Ryerson.
 Fall '10
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 Linear Algebra, Algebra

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