MATH 7526X Vector Spaces and Matrices
(Prior to Fall 2010, this course was known as MATH 726.
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45 hours plus independent work and conference; 4 credits
Introduction to the theory of linear vector spaces of finite dimensions with applications to algebra and geometry. Linear dependence, linear subspaces, dimensions, linear transformations, systems of linear equations, matrices, bilinear and quadratic forms, inner products, orthogonality, Euclidean spaces, orthogonal and unitary equivalences.