# Linear Algebra

**MATH 2130 Spring 2021**

## Course description

The official title of this course is *Linear Algebra
for Non-Mathematics Majors*. With a strong focus on
matrix methods, the course examines basic properties of
systems of linear equations, vector spaces, inner products,
linear independence, dimension, linear transformations,
determinants, eigenvalues, eigenvectors and diagonalization.
The course is recommended for students who do *not*
plan to major in mathematics. Students who plan to major in
mathematics are encouraged to take MATH
2135 instead.
Prerequisites: MATH 2300 or APPM 1360.

## Schedule

MWF 9:10 AM -- 10:00 AM, meeting remotely via Zoom.

You are **required to have a working camera and microphone** for this
course.

University of Colorado Academic Calendar

## Office hours

F 7:00 PM -- 9:00 PM or by appointment.

## Textbook

D. Lay, S. Lay, and J. McDonald, *Linear
Algebra and Its Applications* (5th Edition),
Pearson, 2016.

## Grading

Grading will be approximately: Homework 10%, Quizzes 15%, Midterm I 25%, Midterm II 25%, Final 25%. Any aspect of this may be changed at any time.