SF1624 Algebra and Geometry 7.5 credits

Algebra och geometri

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Content and learning outcomes

Course contents *

Vectors, matrices, linear equations, Gaussian elimination, vector  geometry with dot product and vector product, determinants, vector spaces, linear independence, bases, change of basis, linear transformations, the least-squares method, eigenvalues, eigenvectors, quadratic forms, orthogonality, inner-product space, Gram-Schmidt's method.

Intended learning outcomes *

After the course the student should be able to

  • use concepts. theorems and methods to solve and present solutions to problems within the parts of linear algebra described by the course content,
  • read and comprehend mathematical text.

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Literature and preparations

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Basic requirements. 

 

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Literature

Announced no later than 4 weeks before the start of the course on the course web page.

Examination and completion

Grading scale *

A, B, C, D, E, FX, F

Examination *

  • TEN1 - Examination, 7.5 credits, Grading scale: A, B, C, D, E, FX, F

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The examiner may apply another examination format when re-examining individual students.

The examiner decides, in consultation with KTHs Coordinator of students with disabilities (Funka), about any customized examination for students with documented, lasting disability. 

Other requirements for final grade *

Written exam, possibly with the possibility of continuous examination.

Opportunity to complete the requirements via supplementary examination

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Opportunity to raise an approved grade via renewed examination

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Examiner

Mattias Dahl

Danijela Damjanovic

Further information

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SCI/Mathematics

Main field of study *

Mathematics, Technology

Education cycle *

First cycle

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Ethical approach *

  • All members of a group are responsible for the group's work.
  • In any assessment, every student shall honestly disclose any help received and sources used.
  • In an oral assessment, every student shall be able to present and answer questions about the entire assignment and solution.

Supplementary information

Mandatory for first year, can not be read by other students