Linear Algebra

Course Syllabus for Linear Algebra      
Fall Semester, 2014-15   

CVCC Math 285           Meeting time:  10:15 – 11:05 am

Instructor:  Charlie Jones    Office:  GS-201    Phone:  434-477-5980     e-mailcjones@cvgs.k12.va.us

Course Description:

A college-level study of linear algebra which includes systems of equations, matrices, vector spaces, linear transformations, bases, dimension, eigenvalues, eigenvectors, and orthogonality.  This course emphasizes computational techniques, geometry and theoretical structure, creative problem solving, and proofs.   Upon successful completion of the course, the student will receive 3 credit hours from the Central Virginia Community College.

Course Materials:  Textbook:  David C. Lay, Linear Algebra and its Applications, 2nd edition. We will also use graphing calculators and Derive.