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2021-2022 Lane Community College Catalog 
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MTH 260 - Linear Algebra

4 Credit(s)

This course provides a foundation of linear algebra computation, terminology and theory. Topics include systems of linear equations, vector spaces, matrices, determinants, theory of linear transformations, dot and cross products, eigenvalues, eigenvectors, and complex numbers.

Prerequisite: MTH 232  or MTH 252  with a grade of C- or better within the past five years.
Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this course, the student will:

  1. Perform basic operations of matrix algebra and apply them to solve systems of linear equations.
  2. Discuss the basic concepts of vector spaces, linear transformations and inner product spaces.
  3. Interpret the concepts of vector spaces from a geometric perspective.
  4. Apply the techniques of linear algebra to problems in applied mathematics the calculation of eigenvalues and eigenvectors.
  5. Apply the knowledge of linear algebra to numerical methods such as Gaussian Elimination.

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