MATH 313 - Section 003
Linear Algebra
Syllabus - Fall 2011
Professor:
Dr. Bakker
Oﬃce:
366 TMCB
Oﬃce Phone:
(801) 422-5882
Email:
[email protected]
Oﬃce Hours:
TBA, will be posted on Blackboard and my website math.byu.edu/
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Textbook:
Linear Algebra with Applications, 8th Ed.
, by Steven J. Leon
Course Meeting:
MWF, 10:00-10:50, in room 331 TMCB
Course Description:
In this course, you will learn about systems of linear equations and Gaussian elimina-
tion; matrix arithmetic and algebra; determinants; vector spaces and subspaces; linear independence,
bases, dimension, and rank; inner products, orthogonal sets, and least squares; eigenvalues, eigenvec-
tors, and the characteristic equation; diagonalization and spectral theory for matrices; and singular
value decompositions. This is Chapters 1 through 6 inclusively in the textbook.
Course Website:
Information about the course will be posted on Blackboard and also on
math.byu.edu/
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Lecture Schedule:
You will receive a paper copy of the lecture schedule. A soft copy will be available on
Blackboard. This schedule also includes a listing of the homework assignments and their due dates.
(See below for more information about homework.)
Outcome Statements:
You will receive a paper copy of the outcome statements, or learning objectives.
A soft copy will be available on Blackboard. This is your study guide for learning and for examinations.

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