# Linear Algebra

AUT University

## Course Description

• ### Course Name

Linear Algebra

• ### Host University

AUT University

• ### Location

Auckland, New Zealand

• ### Area of Study

Algebra, Mathematics

• ### Language Level

Taught In English

• ### Prerequisites

715189: Algebra and Discrete Mathematics

• ### Course Level Recommendations

Upper

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### Hours & Credits

• Credit Points

15
• Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
3 - 4
• Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
4 - 6
• ### Overview

STUDENT LEARNING HOURS:
The learning hours are a guide to the total time needed for a student to complete the paper:
36 x 1 hour lecture 36
12 x 2 tutorial 24
Student directed learning 90
Total learning hours 150
PRESCRIPTOR:
Provides the student with a solid foundation in linear algebra and its applications.
LEARNING OUTCOMES:
On successful completion of this paper students will be able to:
1. Explain the principles of vector and inner product spaces.
2. Determine suitable bases for finite-dimensional vector spaces.
3. Set up and solve linear programming problems.
4. Utilise linear transformations and their matrix representations.
5. Obtain and apply eigen values.
6. Apply linear algebra to solve application problems.
CONTENT
? Vector spaces
? Bases
? Inner product spaces
? Linear programming
? Linear transformations
? Eigen values
? Positive definite matrices
LEARNING & TEACHING STRATEGIES
? Lectures
? Tutorials
ASSESSMENT PLAN
Assessment Event Weighting Learning Outcomes
COURSEWORK 0.5
Assignments (0.3) 2,3,4,5,6,7
Mid-semester test (0.2) 1,2,3
EXAMINATION 0.5 1,2,3,4,5,6,7
A+ A A- Pass with Distinction
B+ B B- Pass with Merit
C+ C C- Pass
D Fail
Overall requirement/s to pass the paper: To pass the paper, the student needs to gain:
? A minimum mark of 35% in overall coursework, AND/OR
? A minimum mark of 35% in examination, AND
Prescribed Text Anton, Rorres, Elementary Linear Algebra with Applications
(Wiley)

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