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- 24 Jul 2023
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On completion of this subject students should be able to achieve the following learning outcomes:
- Solve systems of equations using Gaussian elimination.
- Apply concepts related to the theory of vectors.
- Solve problems in matrix theory.
- Apply concepts related to linear transformations.
- Vectors, vector spaces, matrices, linear transformations and systems of linear equations.
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This subject is designed to provide an introduction to the area of linear algebra. The subject introduces vectors and vector spaces covering addition of vectors, scalar multiplication and the geometric meaning of vectors. The theory of matrices is also developed and includes matrix addition and multiplication, inverse matrices, determinants and the use of Gaussian elimination to solve systems of equations. Matrix theory is also applied to the study of linear transformations.
Continuous assessment - 50% Final exam - 50%
- Final exam (50%%)
- Written class test (50%%)
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