Linear Algebra OpenCourseWare: MIT's Free Undergraduate Linear Algebra Course

Published Jan 24, 2009

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'Linear Algebra' is an undergraduate-level OpenCourseWare class offered for free by MIT. The course serves as an introduction to matrices and algebra theory. Prior experience in multi-variable calculus is encouraged. This course is recommended for any undergraduate student earning a bachelor's degree in Mathematics, Engineering or any related disciplines.

Linear Algebra: Course Specifics

Degree Level Free Audio Video Downloads
Undergraduate Yes Yes Yes Yes

Lectures/Notes Study Materials Tests/Quizzes
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Linear Algebra: Course Description

Professor Gilbert Strang teaches this core class for undergraduate mathematics students. In 'Linear Algebra', he discusses the fundamentals of linear algebra and matrix theory. Key subjects in the course are eigenvalues, vector spaces, matrices and determinants. Like other professors in MIT's Mathematics Department, Strang emphasizes the relevance of mathematics to other areas of study, including engineering, physics and other scientific fields. The focus of this course is on the nature of matrices and their properties.

Accessible course materials include full-length video lectures with text transcripts, interactive applets that let students visually interact with problems, quizzes, a final exam and links to related resources and essays. If you're interested in taking the online version of this class, visit the linear algebra course site.

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