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# MATH10290

#### Linear Algebra for Science (MATH10290)

Subject:
Mathematics
College:
Science
School:
Mathematics & Statistics
Level:
1 (Introductory)
Credits:
5
Module Coordinator:
Assoc Professor Robert Osburn
Trimester:
Spring
Mode of Delivery:
On Campus
Internship Module:
No

Curricular information is subject to change.

This module is offered to first year science students. It is a comprehensive introduction into basic linear-algebraic structures and methods. It covers linear systems, algebra of matrices and analytic geometry in up to three dimensions. The main emphasis is put on methodological aspects as opposed to theoretical aspects and rigid theorem proving. Applications to science are part of the discussion.

###### Learning Outcomes:

On completion of this module students should be able to recognise problems that can be solved by linear systems, and solve them. They should be able to perform standard calculations with matrices, and understand basic concepts of Euclidean geometry in two and three dimensional space.

###### Indicative Module Content:

Linear Systems
Matrix Algebra
Invertible Matrices
Applications
Vector Geometry in 2-dimensions
Vector Geometry in 3-dimensions

###### Student Effort Hours:
Student Effort Type Hours
Lectures

30

Tutorial

5

Autonomous Student Learning

65

Total

100

###### Approaches to Teaching and Learning:
Lectures,
Flipped classroom (some lecture hours might be transformed in Q&A sessions),
Webwork,
Enquiry & Problem-Based Learning

Requirements, Exclusions and Recommendations

Not applicable to this module.

Module Requisites and Incompatibles
Incompatibles:
MATH10030 - Maths for Business, MATH10050 - Linear Algebra & Geom, MATH10120 - Linear Algebra Apps to Econ, MATH10200 - Matrix Algebra, MATH10240 - Mathematics for Agriculture II, MATH10250 - Intro Calculus for Engineers , MATH10260 - Linear Algebra for Engineers, MATH10270 - Linear Algebra in the Math Sci, MATH10280 - Linear Algebra in the Phys.Sci, MATH10340 - Linear Algebra 1 (MPS), MATH10390 - Linear Algebra (Online), MATH20130 - Fund. Actuarial Mathematics I, MST10030 - Linear Algebra I

Equivalents:
Matrices & Vectors (MATH10090)

Assessment Strategy
Description Timing Component Scale Must Pass Component % of Final Grade In Module Component Repeat Offered
Exam (In-person): Final Exam End of trimester
Duration:
2 hr(s)
Standard conversion grade scale 40% No

70

No
Assignment(Including Essay): Webwork Week 4, Week 7, Week 8, Week 10, Week 12 Standard conversion grade scale 40% No

15

No
Quizzes/Short Exercises: Practicals Week 2, Week 4, Week 6, Week 8, Week 10, Week 12 Standard conversion grade scale 40% No

15

No

Carry forward of passed components
No

Resit In Terminal Exam
Autumn Yes - 2 Hour
###### Feedback Strategy/Strategies

• Group/class feedback, post-assessment
• Online automated feedback

###### How will my Feedback be Delivered?

Not yet recorded.

Name Role
Mrs Catherine Jeffares Tutor
Konstantinos Maronikolakis Tutor
Mr Peter Neamti Tutor
Arani Paul Tutor