MATHS20219A (HAM)
Linear Algebra
15 Points
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Ian Hawthorn
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ian.hawthorn@waikato.ac.nz

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Paper Description
Paper Structure
Learning Outcomes
Students who successfully complete the course should be able to:
Assessment
There are two tests, at least three assignments, and approximately weekly online quizzes.
The main purpose of the quizzes is to provide an incentive to keep up with the lectures.
The assignments are more substantial. Tests are tests. And the exam is self explanatory.
Please note the dates rooms and times for the two tests and notify the lecturer as soon as possible if these are problematic.
 Test 1 : Wednesday 10 April , 6:30pm , S1.04
 Test 2 : Wednesday 29 May , 6:30pm , S1.04
Assessment Components
The internal assessment/exam ratio (as stated in the University Calendar) is 50:50. The final exam makes up 50% of the overall mark.
Required and Recommended Readings
Required Readings
Recommended Readings
 Elementary linear algebra by Anton (any edition)
 Advanced Linear algebra by Roman (third edition)
Online Support
Workload
It is a 15 point paper so we'll aim for 150 hours of work. That equates to roughly 10 hours per week, so you should expect to put in 6 hours per week of work for this paper in addition to the 4 hours of lectures.
Linkages to Other Papers
Prerequisite(s)
Prerequisite papers: MATH102 or MATHS102
Restriction(s)
Restricted papers: MATH253