68105 Algebra6cp; 2 hpw (lecture, online), 2hpw (tutorial, online), 2-3hpw (written homework and assessments)
Requisite(s): 68102 Mathematics for Secondary Education Foundations
These requisites may not apply to students in certain courses. See access conditions.
Anti-requisite(s): 37233 Linear Algebra
In this subject, students develop an understanding of the theory and skills in applying algebra and linear algebra.
Topics include solving systems of linear equations, defining and working with matrices, matrix algebra including inverses, determinants, elementary matrices, decomposition methods for matrices including LU factorisation, diagonalisation and singular value decompositions, vector spaces and subspaces, span, dimension and linear independence, applications to solving second order and coupled systems of differential equations, complex numbers.
Autumn session, City campus
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