SF1624 Algebra and Geometry 7.5 credits

Algebra och geometri

Please note

The information on this page is based on a course syllabus that is not yet valid.

  • Education cycle

    First cycle
  • Main field of study

    Mathematics
    Technology
  • Grading scale

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

Course offerings

Autumn 19 CBIOT2 m.fl. for programme students

Autumn 19 CMEDT1 for programme students

Autumn 19 CDATE1 m.fl. for programme students

Autumn 19 CELTE1 m.fl. for programme students

Autumn 19 CITEH1 for programme students

Autumn 19 CINTE1 for programme students

Autumn 19 CDEPR1 m.fl. for programme students

Autumn 19 CMETE1 m.fl. for programme students

Autumn 19 CMATD1 m.fl. for programme students

Autumn 18 CELTE1 m.fl. for programme students

Autumn 18 CMETE1 m.fl. for programme students

Autumn 18 CDATE1 m.fl. for programme students

Autumn 18 CINTE1 for programme students

Autumn 18 CMATD1 m.fl. for programme students

Autumn 18 CITEH1 for programme students

Autumn 18 CMEDT1 for programme students

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.

Course main content

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.

Eligibility

Basic requirements. 

 

Literature

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

Examination

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

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

Requirements for final grade

Written exam, possibly with the possibility of continuous examination.

Offered by

SCI/Mathematics

Examiner

Danijela Damjanovic <ddam@kth.se>

Tilman Bauer <tilmanb@kth.se>

Supplementary information

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

Version

Course syllabus valid from: Autumn 2019.
Examination information valid from: Autumn 2007.