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


    ISA offers course level recommendations in an effort to facilitate the determination of course levels by credential evaluators.We advice each institution to have their own credentials evaluator make the final decision regrading course levels.

    Hours & Credits

  • Credit Points

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

    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
    Provides the student with a solid foundation in linear algebra and its applications.
    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.
    ? Vector spaces
    ? Bases
    ? Inner product spaces
    ? Linear programming
    ? Linear transformations
    ? Eigen values
    ? Positive definite matrices
    ? Lectures
    ? Tutorials
    Assessment Event Weighting Learning Outcomes
    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
    Grade Map Grade Map 1:
    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
    ? A C- (50%)overall grade
    Prescribed Text Anton, Rorres, Elementary Linear Algebra with Applications

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