Semester: 2016-2017 Spring
Instructors: Necip Özfidan (Office: R203)
Office Hours: Monday 12:40-14:10
Catalogue Description: Systems of linear equations. Matrices. Algebraic properties of matrix operations. Special types of matrices. Echelon form of a matrix. Solving linear systems by Gauss-Jordan reduction. Finding the inverse of a matrix by row reduction. Equivalent matrices. Determinants. Properties of determinants. Cofactor expansion. Inverse of a matrix (via its determinant). Other applications of determinants (Cramers rule). Vectors in the plane and in 3-space. Vector spaces. Subspaces. Span and linear independence. Basis and dimension. Row space. Null space. Nullity and rank of a matrix. Homogeneos systems. Change of basis. Transition matrices. Orthogonalization. Linear transformations. Kernel and range of a linear transformation.
Textbook: Elementary Linear Algebra with Applications, 9th ed., B. Kolman and D. R. Hill,Pearson, 2008.
Reference Book: Elementary Linear Algebra with Supplemental Applications, International Student Version, 10th ed., H. Anton and C. Rorres, Wiley, 2010.
Evaluation Criteria: Two midterm examinations (30% each), one final examination (40%)
Midterm I: 13.03.2017 Monday at 17:20
Midterm II: 17.04.2017 Monday at 17:20
Final exam: 24.05.2017 Wednesday at 12:30
Make-up exam: 06.06.2017 Tuesday at 12:30
Resit exam: 15.06.2017 Thursday at 12:30