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Swarthmore College    
College Bulletin - Course Catalog 
  
 
  Nov 21, 2017
 
College Bulletin - Course Catalog

MATH 027. Linear Algebra


This course covers systems of linear equations, matrices, vector spaces, linear transformations, determinants, and eigenvalues. Applications to other disciplines are presented. This course is a step up from calculus: It includes more abstract reasoning and structures. Formal proofs are discussed in class and are part of the homework. Students may take only one of MATH 027, MATH 028 , and MATH 028S  for credit.
Prerequisite: A grade of C or better in some math course numbered 025 or higher or placement by examination (see "Advanced Placement and Credit Policy " section).
Natural sciences and engineering.
1 credit.
Fall 2017. Drellich. Barranca. Johnson.
Spring 2018. Goldwyn.
Fall 2018. Staff.
Spring 2019. Staff.
Catalog chapter: Mathematics and Statistics  
Department website: http://www.swarthmore.edu/mathematics-statistics


Check the Fall 2017 Schedule of Courses