MATH 2110 LINEAR ALGEBRA

Level: II

Semesters: 2 AND EVENINGS - SEMESTER 2

Course Code: MATH 2110

Course Title: LINEAR ALGEBRA

Number of Credits: 4

PREREQUISITE: MATH 1140 OR MATH 1141 AND MATH 1152

Course Description: Abstract vector spaces: Linear dependence and basis and Linear transformations and their matrices; Elementary row transformations and elementary matrices, row equivalence and rank. Solutions of systems of linear equations. Determinants, The Gram-Schmidt Orthogonalisation Process; Characteristic roots and vectors. Similarity. Diagonalisation. Quadratic forms and their reduction; The Cayley-Hamilton Theorem.

Assessment:

Coursework                                                             40%

Final Examination - One 2-hour written paper           60%