## Course Coordinator

Eli Stines (ejstines@iastate.edu)

## Catalog Description

**MATH 207. Matrices and Linear Algebra.**

(3-0) Cr. 3. F.S.SS. *Prereq: 2 semesters of calculus*

Systems of linear equations, determinants, vector spaces, linear transformations, orthogonality, least-squares methods, eigenvalues and eigenvectors. Emphasis on methods and techniques. Only one of MATH 207 and MATH 317 may be counted toward graduation.

## Textbook

Lay

Linear Algebra, 5th Edition

ISBN: 978-0321982384

## Syllabus

Chapter and Section references are to Lay, *Linear Algebra* 5th ed.

Times are suggested based on a 15-week semester of 44 class meetings, allowing for three unit exams, and two weeks worth of classes for review and exams.

Chapter & Sections | Weeks |
---|---|

Chapters 1 and 2 | 4 |

Sec 1.1-1.9, 2.1-2.6, 2.8, 2.9 | |

Chapters 3 and 4 | 4 |

Sec 3.1-3.3, 4.1-4.7 | |

Chapters 5 and 6 | 4 |

Sec 5.1-5.5, 6.1-6.6 | |

Chapter 7 | 1 |

Sec 7.1, 7.2, 7.4 |

## Students With Disabilities

If you have a documented disability and require accommodations, you should obtain a *Student
Academic Accommodation Request* (SAAR) from the Disability

Resources office (Student Services Building, Room 1076, 294-6624 or TDD

294-6335, disabilityresources@iastate.edu or accommodations@iastate.edu).

Please contact your instructor early in the semester so

that your learning needs may be appropriately met.

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