MATH3400-C3 Linear Algebra W/Applications (Spring 2021)

Course Details

This course satisfies part of the Communication Skills graduation requirement.

This section is Communication Skills intensive. Communication Skills I-V must be completed before taking this course.

Program Requirements

Section will be taught totally online with no scheduled class meetings. Students must arrange for daily access to a computer and the Internet prior to the start of classes. Robert Morris labs are to be used only as a backup in special situations and may not be relied upon for extended periods of time. In addition to the Internet link, online classes have a large emphasis on email. All messages from the instructor and other information regarding online classes, including user ids, passwords, and login instructions will be sent to your Robert Morris University email account. Visit http://rmu.blackboard.com/ for more information.

Session, Dates: 1 (01/14/2021 - 04/30/2021)
Days: ONLINE
Time: -
Location: Internet/Online
Room:
Seats Available: 16 Seats
Credits: 3

Course Description

This is a course designed for students with majors in several mathematics related areas. Topics covered include matrices, operations with matrices, inverses of matrices, singular and nonsingular matrices, determinants, cofactors, Cramer's rule, vectors and vector spaces, independence, basis and dimension, orthagonality, Gram Schmidt process, linear transformations, Eigen values, and Eigen vectors. Applications include linear programming, Markov chains, quadratic forms, theory of games, least squares, and linear economic models.

Prerequisites: MATH2070 and CSCM1030 or CSHR1030

About the Instructor(s)

Allen P. Renfro, Ph.D.
Senior Lecturer of Mathematics
Mathematics

Coordinator, Math Placement
Mathematics

Coordinator, Developmental Mathematics
Mathematics

renfro@rmu.edu
412-397-4060 phone
412-397-4075 fax
John Jay 311
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