This unit is an introduction to Linear Algebra. Topics covered include vectors, systems of linear equations, matrices, eigenvalues and eigenvectors. Applications in life and technological sciences are emphasised.
2x1-hr lectures; 1x1-hr tutorial/wk
2 x quizzes (30%); 2 x assignments (5%); final exam (65%)
A First Course in Linear Algebra (3rd edition), David Easdown, Pearson Education (2010)
HSC Mathematics or MATH1111. Students who have not completed HSC Mathematics (or equivalent) are strongly advised to take the Mathematics Bridging Course (offered in February). Please note: this unit does not normally lead to a major in Mathematics or Statistics or Financial Mathematics and Statistics.
MATH1012 or MATH1002 or MATH1902