Mathematics (math) 54
Linear Algebra and Differential Equations (4 units)
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Credit option: Students will receive 1 unit for 54 after taking 50A and 3 units
after taking Math 50B.
Course format: Three hours of lecture and two hours of discussion per week.
Prerequisites: 1B.
Basic linear algebra: matrix arithmetic and determinants. Vectors R2 and R3;
vector spaces; inner product as spaces. Eigenvalues and eigenvectors; linear
transformations. Homogeneous ordinary differential equations; first order
differential equations with constant coefficients. Fourier series and partial
differential equations.
(F,SP) (From the '95-'97 General Catalog updated as of 07/14/95)