An introduction to systems of linear equations, matrices, determinants, vector spaces, and eigenvectors in an interactive learning environment provided by the computer algebra system Mathematica. Applications are chosen from linear programming, least squares approximation, graph theory, cryptography, computer graphics, and other topics.
Students entering 2012 and after: satisfies the Mathematical and Quantitative Thought distribution requirement.
Students entering before 2012: satisfies the Natural Science and Mathematics distribution requirement.
Mathematics 113 or permission of instructor.