MAT240H5 • Algebra I

Description

A theoretical approach to Linear Algebra and its foundations, aimed at students with a serious interest in Mathematics. Topics to be covered: Vector spaces over arbitrary fields (including C and finite fields), linear equations and matrices, bases and linear independence, linear transformations, determinants, eigenvalues and eigenvectors, similarity, change of basis, diagonalization, the characteristic and minimal polynomials, the Cayley-Hamilton theorem.

Prerequisites
65% in MAT102H5
Exclusions
Distribution Requirement
Science
Total Instructional Hours
36L/24T
Mode of Delivery
In Class
Program Area
Mathematical Sciences