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Transforming Matrix Algebra Education for the STEM Undergraduate

Transforming Matrix Algebra Education for the STEM Undergraduate

Many university STEM major programs have reduced the credit hours for a course in Matrix Algebra or have simply dropped the course from their curriculum. The content of Matrix Algebra in many cases is taught just in time where needed. This approach can leave a student with many conceptual holes in the required knowledge of matrix algebra. This course is designed so that a student gains an introductory knowledge of matrix algebra. The topics covered in the course include the following. Chapter 1: Introduction Chapter 2: Vectors Chapter 3: Binary Matrix Operations Chapter 4: Unary Matrix Operations Chapter 5: System of Equations Chapter 6: Gaussian Elimination Method Chapter 7: LU Decomposition Chapter 8: Gauss-Seidel Method Chapter 9: Adequacy of Solutions Chapter 10: Eigenvalues and... Show More


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